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WTW Affinity Groups

The groups below represent organizations / units and their members that Witness to War has done multiple interviews with. We appreciate their service, and the support they continue to provide to Witness to War and our mission. As a ‘Thank You’ to these groups, we have created personalized pages dedicated to them and their members.




  • 3 MEMBERS

    The 29th Infantry Division first saw combat in France during World War I. During the final months of the war, it was part of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, during which it advanced through heavily defended German lines and knocked out hundreds of artil...


  • 5 MEMBERS

    The 25th Infantry Division's first fighting of World War II was on Guadalcanal. Sent to relieve the Marines defending Henderson Field, the 25th Infantry Division began fighting Japanese forces in some of the most ferocious fighting in the Pacific The...


  • 7 MEMBERS

    The 20th Air Force was created in 1944 in order to have an Air Force dedicated to bombing Japanese targets with B-29 Superfortress Bombers. Flying out of China, the 20th Air Force was able to launch the first attack on Japan since the Doolittle Raid....


  • 25 MEMBERS

    The 1st Marine Division first saw action in World War I, where it fought with distinction as an infantry unit in battles in Belleau Wood and St. Mihiel. During World War II, the division saw its first combat when it took Guadalcanal from Japanese for...


  • 5 MEMBERS

    The 1st Infantry Division first saw combat in France during World War I. It was the first American unit to fire at the Germans, and was responsible for the first American victory of the war- it captured Cantigny. The division next captured Soissons, ...


  • 21 MEMBERS

    The 1st Cavalry Division gave up its horses and first saw combat in the Pacific Theater during World War II. As part of the island hopping campaign, the 1st Cavalry Division fought and defeated the Japanese during the invasion of the Admiralty Island...


  • 8 MEMBERS

    The 1st Armored Division was the first American armored division to see combat in World War II. As part of Operation Torch, the division first fought the Germans in a series of back and forth battles across North Africa. After gaining experience, the...


  • 21 MEMBERS

    Formed in August of 1942, the 101st Airborne Division fought the Germans all over Western and Central Europe. The division's first combat was in support of the D-Day invasion. The night before the invasion, men from the 101st Airborne jumped and rode...


  • 5 MEMBERS

    Originally drawn up in July 1918 to fight the Germans in World War I, the 100th Infantry Division did not participate in the war because of the November 11 Armistice. It was then reactivated in November of 1942 and again began to prepare for war with...


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