National Geographic : 1915 Apr
THE VILLAGE CHURCH: LA GRAVE The Route des Alpes is the main street of the village of La Grave. Across the valley lies La Meije, with its glacier, one of the highest in the French Alps. FRENCH OFFICERS OF THE CHASSEURS ALPINS: LA GRAVE, FRANCE "In the long summer days upon the higher passes one meets this light mountain artillery (the Chasseurs Alpins) marching gaily upon long practice hikes or climbing tests, taking ranges, making maps, or resting lazily on the soft, elastic turf. . . .They are not like the Kaiserjager, born mountaineers, but are drawn from all France for thisservice" (see text, page 356).