A HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II: The 41st Infantry Division and My Service is the 163rd Regiment



Montana Military Museum has received exclusive permission from the author’s family to reprint this out of print book!

Summary provided by Gary Reynolds: This is a personal reminiscence of Hugh Z. Reynolds’ experiences during World War II. Hugh enlisted in the Montana National Guard at the age of 14 on May 9th, 1934 in Harlowtown, Montana. His dad worked in the local flour mill and times were tough. His unit went to Fort Lewis, Washington in 1940 when they were inducted into the 41st Division. Hugh ended up serving for the entire duration of the war; five years and three days of active service.