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WWI Soldiers marching in France
171215-A-YG824-002.JPG Photo By: N.Y. State Military Museum

Rolampont, France - In this photograph from the book "the Story of the Rainbow Division" Missouri National Guard Soldiers of the 117th Field Signal Battalion of the 42nd Division make their way through the snowy French countryside during December 1917 in what became known as the "Valley Forge Hike". The troops marched 100 kilomters in the snow from the Vaucouleurs to Rolampont France.


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