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Archives du mois de April 2017

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- 04 -282017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 19

The Great War is Over ! The Armistice of 11 Novembre 1918 Marshal Foch received the German delegation on 8 November 1918 and handed over the Allied Armistice Terms. The German answer was expected on […]

- 04 -242017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 18

The Victories of the A.E.F. The United States Military Interventions on the Western Front Prior to General Pershing deploying a full field army, U.S. Divisions of the A.E.F. served alongside the French and the British […]

- 04 -202017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 17

Armaments In 1917 When the war broke out, the U.S. Infantry and Marine Units of the A.E.F. were equipped with the standard rifle Model 1903 Springfield inspired from the M1893 Mauser used by the Spanish […]

- 04 -152017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 16

Settling In – The Doughboys in France Racial Segregation Practiced after the Civil War mainly in the southern United States, racial segregation, was enforced by the “Jim Crow Laws” that mandated the segregation of public […]

- 04 -112017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 15

Settling In – The Doughboys in France The U.S. Army Uniform The Doughboys, a term used to designate a member of the American Expeditionary Forces in WWI, passed through the port of Boulogne-sur-Mer in 1917. […]

- 04 -112017

New admission fees effective from 13 April 2017

We inform you that two new simplified admission fees will be effective from 13 April 2017: During our temporary exhibitions: From 13 April to 30 July 2017, and from 11 October 2017 to 28 January […]

- 04 -072017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 14

The First U.S. Troops Arrive in France Welcome to the Americans! The French government announced the arrival of the Americans as the “Good News of the Year 1917”, in order to bolster French morale and […]

- 04 -062017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 13

The First U.S. Troops Arrive in France Independence Day in Paris On 4 July 1917, the 2nd Battalion, 16th U.S. Infantry Regiment was selected to show the flag and parade through Paris to celebrate Independence […]

- 04 -062017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 12

The First U.S. Troops Arrive in France At Long Last, They Are Here ! On 28 June 1917, the First Expeditionary Division, later designated 1st Infantry Division and soon to become known as “The Big […]

- 04 -062017

Practical information: summer prolonged opening hours and Tuesday evenings at the Musée de l’Armée.

From April onwards and until the end of September, the Musée de l’Armée will be opened until 6pm and until 9pm every Tuesday so you can enjoy a night-time visit of the Dome Church and […]

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