On November 12, 2011, nearly a century after the beginning of WWI, a new American memorial was inaugurated on the site of the Croix Rouge Farm, to the south of the city of Fère-en-Tardenois, in Picardy, a region profoundly scarred by the fighting of WWI. It commemorates the historic Forty-second “Rainbow” Division, a National Guard Division, which claims to have seen more days of combat than any other American Division during the Great War.
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