Phil Yates, "Flames of War Stars & Stripes: Intelligence Handbook on US Armored and Infantry Forces"
Battle Front Miniatures | 2005 | 74 Pages | ISBN: 0958253625 | PDF | 25 MB
The badge of the Is1 Infantry Division was a large red ' 1' on a green background, giving the Division its nickname— 'Big Red One*. The Division consisted of three infantry regiments, the 16th 18th and 26th. The 16th and 18th Infantry Regiments had a long history having fought in the American Civil War. the Spanish American War. and the First World War. The history of the 26,h Infantry Regiment was nearly as illustrious. It was formed in 1901 and had fought in the Philippines and in the First World War. where these regiments First came together as a permanent division.