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== Unit Histories ==
 
== Unit Histories ==
*[https://archive.org/details/rosterofrainbowd00johnrich/page/n6 Harold Stanley Johnson.'' Roster of the Rainbow Division (Forty-Second) Major-General Wm. A. Mann Commanding.''New York: Eaton & Gettinger, inc., printers, 1917]
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*[https://archive.org/details/rosterofrainbowd00johnrich/page/n6 Harold Stanley Johnson.'' Roster of the Rainbow Division (Forty-Second) Major-General Wm. A. Mann Commanding.''New York: Eaton & Gettinger, inc, printers, 1917]
 
*Henry J. Reilly. ''Americans All: the Rainbow at War: official history of the 42nd Rainbow Division in the World War.'' Columbus,Ohio: F.J. Heer Print Co., 1936.
 
*Henry J. Reilly. ''Americans All: the Rainbow at War: official history of the 42nd Rainbow Division in the World War.'' Columbus,Ohio: F.J. Heer Print Co., 1936.
 
*[https://archive.org/details/shamrockbattalio00hogarich Martin Joseph Hogan. ''The Shamrock Battalion of the Rainbow: A story of the "fighting sixth-ninth'' New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1919]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/shamrockbattalio00hogarich Martin Joseph Hogan. ''The Shamrock Battalion of the Rainbow: A story of the "fighting sixth-ninth'' New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1919]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/briefhistoryofap00elli Alan B Ellis. A brief History of Appleton's Old Company G. Co. A 150th Machine Gun Battalion. 1919]
 
*[https://archive.org/details/briefhistoryofap00elli Alan B Ellis. A brief History of Appleton's Old Company G. Co. A 150th Machine Gun Battalion. 1919]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/2623475 J. Bennett Nolan ''The Reading militia in the Great War.'' Reading, Pennsylvania : F.A. Woemer, 1921.] The career of Company I, later known at Company D, 150th Machine Gun Battalion, Forty-second Division, American Expeditionary Force.--The career of Company A, later known as Company B, 108th Machine Gun Battalion, Twenty-eighth Division, American Expeditionary Force.
 
*Nimrod Thompson Frazer. ''Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division.'' Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2014. This history covers the 167th Infantry.
 
*Nimrod Thompson Frazer. ''Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division.'' Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2014. This history covers the 167th Infantry.
 
*Vernon E. Kniptash, ed. E. Bruce. Geelhoed. ''On the Western Front with the Rainbow Division A World War I Diary.'' Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2009
 
*Vernon E. Kniptash, ed. E. Bruce. Geelhoed. ''On the Western Front with the Rainbow Division A World War I Diary.'' Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2009

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Forty-Second Division - National Guard[edit | edit source]

Training[edit | edit source]

Troops Drawn[edit | edit source]

N. G. troops of 26 states and D. C.

Training Camp in the United States[edit | edit source]

Overseas Service[edit | edit source]

  • Date landed in France: November 1, 1917-December 3, 1917.
  • French training area.: Vancouleurs, Coetquidan.
  • Date entered line: February 21, 1918. Luneville Sector.
  • Days in Quiet (125) and Active (39) Sectors. Total 164

Major Operations[edit | edit source]

Military Units attached to the Forty-Second Division[edit | edit source]

83rd Infantry Brigade

  • 165th Infantry
  • 166th Infantry
  • 150th Machine Gun Battalion

84th Infantry Brigade

  • 167th Infantry
  • 168th Infantry
  • 151st Machine Gun Battalion

67th Field Artillery Brigade

  • 149th Field Artillery
  • 150th Field Artillery
  • 151st Field Artillery
  • 117th Trench Mortar Battery

Divisional Troops

  • 149th Machine Gun Battalion
  • 117th Engineers
  • 117th Field Signal Battalion
  • HQ Troop

Trains

  • 117th Train HQ and Military Police
  • 117th Ammunition Train
  • 117th Supply Train
  • 117th Engineer Train
  • 117th Sanitary Train (Ambulance Companies and Field Hospitals 165-168

Unit Histories[edit | edit source]

Casualties and Replacements[edit | edit source]

  • Battle Casualties 6 April 1917 - 11 Nov 1918: 14,683
  • Replacements: 17,253
  • Strengths 13 Nov 1918: 20,430

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