Richard Platte Red Arrow Division collection

32nd Division Review, May 29, 1941

32nd Division, 126th Infantry, Regimental Headquarters Co. - Medical - Service. Camp Livingston, Louisiana.
Headquarters Company, 126th Infantry

75 members of Headquarters Company, 126th Infantry photographed in Australia. First Row, left to right: PFC. Jesse Martin, PFC. Harold Weinrich, PVT. James St. Peter, PFC. John Johnson, PFC. Claude Martin, SGT. William Harshima, PFC. Merlin Young,…
Portrait of Sgt. Richard "Dick" Platte in uniform, 1941

Hand-colored portrait of Sgt. Richard "Dick" Platte in uniform, by Newcomb. Front is inscribed "Newcomb Photo" and "All My Love, Dick"
PFC Earl De Vormer, Camp Livinston, La., 1941

PFC Earl De Vormer, 126th Infantry, at Camp Livingston, Lousiana
Walter Plaska, Richard Platte and Stephen Kraut, 1941

Three members of the Headquarters Company, 126th Infantry, photographed at Camp Livingston, Louisiana. Left to right: Walter Plaska, Richard Platte, Stephen Kraut
Members of 126th Infantry peeling potatoes, 1941

Three members of the Headquarters Company, 126th Infantry, peeling potatoes Camp Livingston, Louisiana. Rear is inscribed "Can you find me? I would enjoy this darling if I were with you."
Members of 126th Infantry eating pie, 1941

Three members of the Headquarters Company, 126th Infantry, eating pie with milk. Rear is inscribed "we sneaked a piece of pie and a bottle of milk. I look happy - baloney".
Headquarters Company, 126th Infantry cabins

Headquarters Company, 126th Infantry cabins and sign at Camp Livinston, Louisiana
Soldiers relaxing in camp, 1941

Soldiers relaxing in camp. Headquarters Company, 126th Infantry maneuvers at Camp Livingston.
Soldiers relaxing in camp, 1941

Soldiers relaxing in camp. Headquarters Company, 126th Infantry maneuvers at Camp Livingston.
Sgt. Richard Plate on K-P duty, 1941

Sgt. Richard Plate on K-P duty at Camp Livingston. Rear is inscribed "The famous K-P-Kid was I mad in this picture"
Soldier posing on ground with rifle

Soldier posing on ground with rifle. Headquarters Company, 126th Infantry maneuvers at Camp Livingston.

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Title

Richard Platte Red Arrow Division collection

Creator

Platte, Richard

Description

Collection of photographs and a scrapbook pertaining to the 126th Infantry, 32nd (Red Arrow) Division of the U.S. Army. Sgt. Richard "Dick" Platte, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, served in the U.S. Army, 32nd Infantry "Red Arrow" Division, 126th 3rd Battalion, Headquarters Company. The company trained for the war in Europe at Camp Livingston, Louisiana in 1941 and conducted maneuvers near Camp Beauregard. In the spring of 1942 the 32nd Division sailed to the South Pacific and settled in Australia. The 126th Regiment was organized into a combat team and was the first of U.S. forces dispatched to Port Moresby in New Guinea.

Coverage

World War II

Date

1941-1945

Source

Richard Platte Red Arrow Division collection (RHC-99)

Rights

In Copyright

Subject

United States. Army
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 32nd
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 126th
World War, 1939-1945

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. Special Collections and University Archives

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-99

Format

image/jpg
application/pdf

Type

Still image
Text

Language

eng


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