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Interwar situation maps of WWI

Interwar situation maps of WWI

Descriptive Summary

Title: Interwar situation maps of WWI
Creator: Hargrett Library
Inclusive Dates: 1918-1929
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet 3 oversized folders, 1 folder
Collection Number: ms4361
Repository: Hargrett Map Collection

Collection Description

Historical Note

The American Battle Monuments Commission was formed by an act of the U.S. Congress in 1923 to create and maintain war memorials and military burial grounds to commemorate the U.S. Armed Forces in the United States and around the world.

Major Cooper Winn commanded the 151st Machine Gun Battalion, 84th Regiment, 42nd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War I.

Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence between the American Battle Monuments Commission and Major Cooper Winn regarding the 42nd Infantry Division's movements during World War I, 42nd Division situation maps, 1st Infantry Division situation maps, Hotchkiss 1914 machine gun firing range charts, and a U.S. Army recruiting poster.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Interwar situation maps of WWI, ms4361, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American Battle Monuments Commission
Interwar years
Maps, Military.
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 1st
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 42nd
Winn, Cooper D., Major
World War, 1914-1918 -- Maps.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Posters.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11American Battle Monuments Commission - correspondence, 1925-1929
142nd Division situation maps
1Firing range calculator for Hotchkiss 1914 machine gun
2Battle Lines of the 1st Division, Western Front - Maj. General C.P. Summerall
3German maps showing positions of 42nd Division routes
3Poster - Victory Medal Now Ready - See the U.S. Army Recruiting Officer, 1920