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Catalog Number 2004.100.35
Object Name Letter
Accession number 2004.100
Description A retyped letter from Douglas MacArthur to Major William K. Herndon, President of the Kansas Chapter of the Rainbow Division Veterans. Undated. Includes a version of the Rainbow Division insignia: a circle with "42" in the background with the half rainbow crossing through.

MacArthur declined the request to attend the 117th Ammunition Train reunion during the annual convention of the Kansas Chapters of the Rainbow Division Veterans on November 11. MacArthur further described the achievements of the 117th Ammunition Train during the War.

28 x 21.5 cm.

From the service of Corporal Frederick Bruce Shields, Jr., 117th Ammunition Train, 42nd Division, AEF.
Date n.d.
People Shields, Corporal Frederick Bruce, Jr.
MacArthur, Douglas
Herndon, W.K.
Subjects World War I
Letter Writing
Search Terms 117th Ammunition Train
42nd Division
Title Letter Major William K. Herndon, Kansas Chapters of the Rainbow Division Veterans, from Douglas MacArthur