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Archives du mois de October 2014

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- 10 -102014

Les Invalides during the Great War, twenty-fourth episode : a theatre in the Invalides

In July 1916, close to the Invalides dome, along the nave of the church of Saint-Louis des Invalides, the painter Georges Scott and his colleagues, set up a mobile theatre before sending it to the […]

- 10 -062014

Les Invalides during the Great War, twenty-thrid episode : the Invalides pensioner

This picture comes from a 1918 photo report on the last old soldiers from the previous century, pensioners in the Institution Nationale des Invalides (National Invalides Institution) (situated in the Hôtel des Invalides). One of […]

- 10 -032014

Les Invalides during the Great War, twenty second episode : 4 July 1917, celebration of Independence Day !

This photograph shows the American General Pershing walking at a brisk pace across the main courtyard of the Hôtel des Invalides on 4 July 1917. Beside him on his left, with his top hat in […]

- 10 -012014

Les Invalides during the Great War, twenty-first episode : the “Vieux Charles”

This plane is the SPAD VII No. S 254 belonging to the famous airman, Georges Guynemer (1894-1917), on display in the main courtyard of the Invalides on 20 October 1917. A few weeks earlier, on […]

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