- Maj. Gen. Percy W. Clarkson
- December 1942 - October 1943. Gen. Clarkson later commanded the
33rd Infantry Division.
- Maj. Gen. Eugene M. Landrum
- October 1943 - April 1944.
Formerly, Gen. Landrum had commanded Army forces in the Aleutian Islands.
Gen. Landrum later commanded the
90th Infantry Division
71st Infantry Division.
- Maj. Gen. Frank L. Culin, Jr.
- April 1944 - Inactivation.
1. The Army Almanac: A Book of Facts Concerning the Army of the
, 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. Stalwart and Strong: The Story of the 87th Infantry Division
• 87th Infantry Division History
• 87th Infantry Division Links
• 87th Infantry Division Components
• 87th Infantry Division Medal of Honor Recipients