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Near Land O' Lakes in Vilas County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Thirty-Second Division Memorial Highway

 
 
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By Keith L, September 13, 2010
1. Thirty-Second Division Memorial Highway Marker
Inscription. The 32nd Division was organized in 1917. Originally it was made up of National Guardsmen from Wisconsin and Michigan.

World War I: Fought in Alsace, Aisne-Marne, Oise-Aisne, and Meuse-Argonne Offensives. Vanquished 23 German Divisions. Served in the Army of Occupation in Germany. De-activated in 1919.

World War II: One of the first to be called. Fought offensively in the Buna-Sanananda Operations. Saidor, Aitape, Morotai, Biak, Leyte and Luzon campaigns. 654 days in action in the Pacific Theater. Served in the Army of Occupation in Japan. De-activated in 1946.

This highway is dedicated to the gallant men of the Thirty-Second Red Arrow Division who made the supreme sacrifice in both wars.
 
Erected 1958 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 82.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 46° 8.398′ N, 89° 12.361′ W. Marker is near Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, in Vilas County. Marker is on State Highway 32 1.3 miles south of County Highway B, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at a highway pull-off. Marker is in this post office area: Land O Lakes WI 54540, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Thirty-Second Division Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 13, 2010
2. Thirty-Second Division Memorial Highway Marker
At least 3 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wisconsin River Headwaters (within shouting distance of this marker); Wendy Lansbach Boglioli (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lac Vieux Desert (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other Wisconsin markers featuring the Red Arrow Division.
 
Also see . . .
1. STH-32: Red Arrow Highway. "The department is further directed that in addition to the numeral 32, the highway markers on this highway carry a red arrow, and that historical markers be erected and maintained along the highway in honor of the 32nd Division and its members." (Submitted on September 19, 2010.) 

2. History of the 32nd "Red Arrow". (Submitted on September 19, 2010.)
3. 32nd Infantry Division. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 19, 2010.) 
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
Thirty-Second Division Memorial Highway and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 13, 2010
3. Thirty-Second Division Memorial Highway and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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