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102 Infantry Division (USA)

"Ozark Division"

 The division insignia combines a golden "O", "Z", and an arc on a circular blue background to spell out the nickname of the division, "Ozark". In 1921, the division became part of the Organized Reserve and was allocated to the states of Arkansas and Missouri, the Ozark region, and therefore adopted the design. When the French settled in this area, they found it inhabited by Indians who were very proficient with the bow and arrow, and they therefore called the entire region "Terre aux arcs" or "Bow Country". "Ozark" is an Americanization of "aux arcs", and the arc in the insignia actually represents an Indian bow and signifies marksmanship. Gold and blue are the colors which tradition has always associated with valor and distinction.

 Motto: "Distinction, Valor, Marksmanship"

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102 Infantry Division (USA) HQ at Lövenich
Gourock, United Kingdom
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102 Infantry Division (USA) HQ at Gourock
Omaha beach, France
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102 Infantry Division (USA) HQ at Omaha Beach
Valognes, Manche, France
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Theville, France
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102 Infantry Division (USA) HQ at Theville
Eygelshoven, Netherlands
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Moorveld, Netherlands
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Brunssum, Netherlands
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102 Infantry Division (USA) Brunssum HQ at (3000 yards northeast)
Heerlen, Netherlands
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Ubach, Germany
Ubach
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102 Infantry Division (USA) HQ at Ubach (1000 yards southeast)
Linnich, Germany
Linnich
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Erklenz, Germany
Erklenz
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102 Infantry Division (USA) HQ at Erklenz
Rheindahlen, Germany
Rheindahlen
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Viersen, Germany
Viersen
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Krefeld, Germany
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102 Infantry Division (USA) HQ at Krefeld
Lembeck, Germany
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102 Infantry Division (USA) HQ at Lembeck
Buldern, Germany
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102 Infantry Division (USA) HQ at Buldern (1000 yards southeast)
Munster, Germany
Munster
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102 Infantry Division (USA) HQ at Munster (2000 yards northeast)
Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
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Buckeburg, Germany
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102 Infantry Division (USA) HQ at Buckeburg
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