The MacArthur Memorial is presenting “Under the Rainbow”, which is a commemoration of the Centennial anniversary of World War I. It tells the story of officers and men from the “Rainbow Division” from it's beginning at Camp Mills, New York in the summer of 1917. It extends to the battlefields of France to the end of the war in 1919.
The “Rainbow Division” were men that came from all walks of life, Midwest farmers, New York City shopkeepers, Chicago students and many more. This Division also included men that would play an important role in American history, such as Douglas MacArthur, William “Wild Bill” Donvan, Father Francis Duffy and poet Joyce Kilmer.
The exhibit is free and open to the public. It runs from Saturday, January 25, 2013, until Monday, February 4, 2013. The MacArthur Memorial is located at City Hall Avenue and Bank Street in Norfolk, Virginia. The phone number is 757-441-2965 and their website is http://www.macarthurmemorial.org/.