Marker 71: Thirty-Second Division Memorial Highway

Erected 1957 by State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Pleasant Prairie, Kenosha County, Wisconsin
42° 32.105′ N, 87° 49.466′ W
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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, Olse-Aisne and Meuse-Argonne Offensives. Vanquished 23 German Divisions. Served in the Army of Occupation in Germany. Deactivated 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.
The marker is located at a highway pull-out on northbound Sheridan Road / Wisconsin Route 32, north of its intersection with Wisconsin Route 165, between 91st Street and 97th Street, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin 53158.

There are several markers in Wisconsin honoring the U.S. 32nd Division. Use the "U.S. 32nd Division" label below to create a list of these markers.

The Kiwanis Club of Wisconsin
Planted and Dedicated
Nov. 11, 1921
These corner trees in
memory of those who
gave their lives in the
World War

This welcome sign is next to the marker location.

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