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Maj. Gen. James P. Marley
April 1941 - July 1942.
Maj. Gen. Paul E. Peabody
August 1942 - January 1943. (8th Infantry Division history says July 1942.)
Maj. Gen. William C. McMahon
February 1943 - July 1944. (8th Infantry Division history says January 1943.)
Maj. Gen. Donald A. Stroh
July 1944 - December 1944. Gen. Stroh had formerly served as assistant commander of the 9th Infantry Division. Gen. Stroh left in November 1944 to return to the U.S. He later served as commander of 106th Infantry Division until the end of the war in Europe.
Maj. Gen. William G. Weaver
December 1944 - February 1945. Gen. Weaver had formerly served as assistant commander of the 90th Infantry Division. He was evacuated in February 1945.
Maj. Gen. Bryant E. Moore
February 1945 - November 1945. Gen. Moore was formerly assistant commander of the 104th Infantry Division. He later commanded the 88th Infantry Division. Gen. Moore served as commander of IX Corps in Korea. He was killed in Korea in February 1951 as a result of a helicopter crash.
Maj. Gen. William M. Miley
November 1945 - Inactivation. [See details under 17th Airborne 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. Arlington National Cemetery Website.
4. Combat History of the Eighth Infantry Division in World War II.

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