World War II

When the first round of mobilization orders were issued Washington Army National Guard units were elements of the 41st Division. The 41st Division includes units from Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. Washington National Guard units assigned to the 41st Division included:

161st Infantry Regiment
146th Field Artillery Regiment
148th Field Artillery Regiment (Elements of)
116th Quartermaster Regiment (Elements of)
116th Medical Regiment (Elements of)

Washington National Guard units that were also mobilized but not with the 41st Division included:

103rd Anti-tank Battalion (redesignated 803rd Tank Destroyer Battalion)
205th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment
248th Coast Artillery Regiment

The following images are taken from displays at the Arsenal

Tent living display circa 1940 at Camp Murray

Tent living display circa 1940 at Camp Murray

 

Main gallery WWII display

Main gallery WWII display

 

Main gallery WWII artifacts closeup

Main gallery WWII artifacts closeup

 
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