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Archives du mois de March 2018

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- 03 -292018

“Napoleon the Strategist”: from April 6 to July 22

The Musée de l’Armée’s Napoleon the Strategist exhibition celebrates one of the most famous aspects of the history of Napoleon (1769–1821) : his skills as a military commander. Over 200 works and objects from French […]

- 03 -292018

« A dedicated life », episode 17: Jean de Lattre de Tassigny

Birth: 2 February 1889 Death: 11 January 1952 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 20 November 1944 A graduate of Saint-Cyr, he experienced the brutality of war when he was wounded by a lance […]

- 03 -272018

« A dedicated life », episode 16: Paul Jonas

Birth: 8 June 1898 Death: 6 June 1958 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 7 August 1945 At the end of October 1917, the Battle of the Chemin des Dames ended with the victorious […]

- 03 -222018

« A dedicated life », episode 15: Alfred Heurtaux

Birth: 20 May 1893 Death: 30 December 1985 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 12 June 1945 An officer cadet of Saint-Cyr Military School and then second lieutenant in the Hussars, he was wounded […]

- 03 -202018

« A dedicated life », episode 14: Roger Gérard

Birth: 17 May 1898 Death: 18 December 1968 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 20 January 1946 He joined the air force in May 1916 as a mechanic. He was incorporated into the 1st […]

- 03 -152018

« A dedicated life », episode 13: S.M George VI

Birth: 4 December 1895 Death: 6 February 1952 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 2 April 1960 Prince Albert received a military education at the Royal Naval College at Osborne and Dartmouth. In 1913, […]

- 03 -132018

« A dedicated life », episode 12: Charles de Gaulle

Birth: 22 November 1890 Death: 9 November 1970 Founder and Grand Master of the Order of the Liberation After leaving Saint-Cyr Military School in 1912, he chose infantry, which he deemed the “most military” part […]

- 03 -082018

« A dedicated life », episode 11: Henri Fruchaud

Birth: 16 July 1894 Death: 11 August 1960 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 16 October 1945 The considerable figure of 21 million casualties for the war as a whole reflects the firepower deployed […]

- 03 -062018

« A dedicated », episode 10: Pierre Fourcaud

Birth: 27 March 1898 Death: 2 May 1998 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 25 March 1943 After volunteering at the age of 18, he went to the frontline in Verdun with the 116th […]

- 03 -012018

« A dedicated life », episode 9: Paul Flandre

Birth: 29 March 1898 Death: 5 February 1978 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 7 August 1945 On the same day that the Aisne offensive began in April 1917, he joined the 102nd Heavy […]

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