Sigurdur Christopherson. European Theater of Operations
The 100th conducted campaigns in the Vosges Mountains, the Ardennes, Alsace-Lorraine, and the Rhineland. First to land in North Africa in 1942 with their assault on Morocco. This was the beginning of a series of victories during WWII that added ten more battle streamers to their colors. The 7th Infantry pushed onward from North Africa through Italy and France to Germany, where the Cottonbalers capped their efforts by capturing Berchtesgaden, Adolph Hitlerís mountain fortress.