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Maj. Gen. William M. Grimes
April 1942 - September 1944.
Maj. Gen. John M. Devine
October 1944 - August 1945. Gen. Devine had formerly served in the 6th Armored Division and the 90th Infantry Division. He later commanded the 2nd Armored Division.
Brig. Gen. Charles F. Colson
August 1945 - Inactivation. Gen. Colson had formerly served with the XXII Corps and the 88th Infantry Division.

1. The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the United States, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950.
2. Order of Battle of the United States Army, World War II, European Theater of Operations, Office of the Theater Historian, Paris, France, December 1945.
3. Tornado: The Story of the 8th Armored Division.

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