slagveldstudies 14-18
 
De Amerikaanse 26th Division bij de
Chemin des Dames
Aris de Bruijn, mei 2003, aangevuld 2009
Samenstelling van de 26th Division

 

 

officers

soldiers

 

officers

soldiers

51st Brigade of Infantry.

 

 

Divisional Units.

 

 

51st  Infantry Brigade HQ

6

28

26th Division Headquarters Troop.

60

284

101st Regiment of Infantry.

116

3660

Headquarters Train and Military Police.

11

397

102d Regiment of Infantry.

114

3895

101st Machine Gun Battalion.

17

399

102d Machine Gun Battalion.

25

823

101st Ammunition Train.

32

1227

52d Brigade of Infantry.

 

 

101st Supply Train,

15

621

52nd Infantry Brigade HQ

5

23

101st Sanitary Train.

50

1008

103d Regiment of Infantry.

99

3652

 

 

 

104th Regiment of Infantry.

104

3505

 

 

 

103d Machine Gun Battalion.

26

782

 

 

 

51st Brigade of Field Artillery.

 

 

Ambulance Corps.

 

 

51st Artillery Brigade HQ

10

69

101st Ambulance Company.

 

 

101st Regiment of Field Artillery.

62

1494

102d Ambulance Company.

 

 

102d Regiment of Field Artillery.

60

1492

103d Ambulance Company.

 

 

103d Regiment of Field Artillery.

83

1701

104th Ambulance Company.

 

 

101st Trench Mortar Battery.

 

 

Hospital Corps.

 

 

Engineer Corps,

 

 

101st Field Hospital.

 

 

101st Regiment of Engineers.

51

1609

102d Field Hospital.

 

 

Signal Troops.

 

 

103d Field Hospital.

 

 

101st Field Signal Battalion.

15

481

104th Field Hospital.

 

 

 
 
first shell
 
"Shell of first shot fired at the Huns". De eerste huls afgebeeld met de stuksbemanning die het schot afvuurde, van Number One Piece, Battery A, 101st Field Artillery. Het schot ging af op 5 februari 1918, om 3.45 pm. De huls werd bewaard en overgebracht naar Massachusetts en daar overgedragen aan de autoriteiten.
 
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