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Catalog Number 2001.25.6
Object Name Map
Accession number 2001.25
Description A map showing the route of the 117th Ammunition Train of the 42nd Division through France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany.

The map is pasted into a cardboard cover. The cover reads 'Map Showing Route of Motor Battalion 117th Ammunition Train 42nd (Rainbow) Division Through France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany. Across the top of the cover written in pen is the worlds 'Altenahn, Germany 3-21-1919'.

The map is on blue paper, and shows the greatest German advance into France, the front line in the spring of 1918, as well as where the front was when the armistice was signed in November of 1918. A brief history of the formation and arrival in France of the 117th ammunition train is located at the top of the map. The bottom left hand side of the map gives a more detailed description of the movements of the 177th while in France. The movement of the 177th is shown with a bright yellow line.

From the World War One service of Joseph W. Murphy, Co. B, 117th Ammunition Train, 42nd Division.
Date n.d.
Year Range from 1919
Year Range to 1919
Subjects Maps
Trucks
Transportation
Search Terms Company B
117th Ammunition Train
42nd Division
American Expeditionary Forces