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*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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*Robert Thompson. '' Suddenly Soldiers. The 166th Infantry Regiment in World war I.'' Yardley, Pa.: Westholme Publishing, 2020.
  
 
== Casualties and Replacements ==
 
== Casualties and Replacements ==

Revision as of 19:01, 4 June 2021

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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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