Flag graphic for US 42nd Infantry Division

Flag graphic for US 42nd Infantry Division

A digital representation of the United States 42nd Infantry Division's flag. 

The US 42nd Infantry Division (the "Rainbow" division) was established in 1917 and fought in World War I. During World War II, they captured the cities of Würzburg, Schweinfurt, and Fürth. The division also entered the Dachau concentration camp. The 42nd Infantry Division was recognized as a liberating unit in 1985 by the United States Army Center of Military History and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). 



  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum

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