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Archives du mois de March 2015

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“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Seventh episode. André Branlard: the French Air Force and Navy during the fifties.

At the end of the Second World War, the French army, navy and military industry had to be rebuilt. Having worked as an air force photographer since 1944, André Branlard documented the transformation of these […]

- 03 -272015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Sixth episode. Jacques Belin: an army photographer in the Army of Africa.

Jacques Belin, a photographer for the newspaper Le Jour since 1933, enlisted with the armed forces film service (SCA) in 1939 and was sent to North Africa. Demobilised in July 1940, he returned to the […]

- 03 -242015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Fifth episode. Germaine Kanova: a humanistic approach to war.

A photographer from London with franco-czech origins, Germaine Kanova enlisted on 22 November 1944 as a war correspondent with the armed forces film service (SCA) and followed the liberation operations in Alsace and then Germany. […]

- 03 -202015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Fourth episode. Liberations through photographs.

Louis Viguier emerged as a photographer with the armed forces film service (SCA) between November 1944 and May 1945. In Cernay, in the Colmar pocket, in February 1945, the troops of the 4th Moroccan mountain […]

- 03 -172015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Third episode. The Great War in Paris.

Preserved from invasion due to the “miracle of the Marne”, Paris saw the front draw back by nearly 100 kilometres in September 1914. The capital lived on against the backdrop of an omnipresent but remote […]

- 03 -132015

Exhibition ” Churchill – De Gaulle “

The countdown is now just 28 days before Churchill – de Gaulle exhibition. In less than one month, the musée de l’Armée will open a new exhibition designed to highlight the cross encounters between two major […]

- 03 -132015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”. Second episode. Albert Samama-Chikli, a pioneer of war cinema.

Signing up voluntarily in 1915, Albert Samama-Chikli became an operator for the army’s photographic section (SPA). Taken for documentary and image propaganda purposes, his shots — like those of all the operators in the section […]

- 03 -102015

“One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces. First episode. Pierre Machard: War and war wound during WWI in photographs.

Pierre Marchard began his career in the army’s photographic section (SPA) in May 1915 and produced his last report on 14 July 1919 at the victory celebrations. In other words, he worked for the section […]

- 03 -062015

New exhibition and new serial: “One hundred years of photography in the French Armed Forces”

Since February 10, 2015, the ECPA-D (the French Defense Photographic and Audiovisual Production Unit) will celebrate its Centenary with a new exhibition devoted to One Hundred Years of Photography in the Army by presenting a selection of […]

- 03 -062015

A renowned expertise and know-how

The visit of François Coulon, curator at the Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes, in our museum on February 12, was the occasion of a new rapprochement between the two institutions. Over one hundred artifacts […]

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