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Archives du mois de April 2018

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- 04 -262018

« A dedicated life », episode 25: 501st Tank Regiment

Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 7 August 1945 The first tank offensive in history took place on 16 April 1917, in the first hours of the Battle of the Chemin des Dames. The […]

- 04 -242018

« A dedicated life », episode 24: 1st Colonial Artillery Regiment

Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 1st August 1945 During the Battle of the Marne in August 1914, the 1st RAC distinguished itself particularly thanks to the famous 75 mm field gun. By repelling […]

- 04 -192018

« A dedicated life », episode 23: 1st Marine Regiment

Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 12 June 1945 In October 1914, the 1st Marine Regiment was sent to Belgium to lift the siege of Antwerp and repel the German advance. From 24 October […]

- 04 -172018

« A dedicated life », episode 22: Georges Thierry d’Argenlieu

Birth: 7 August 1889 Death: 7 September 1964 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 29 January 1941 The First World War broke out just as Ship-of-the-line Ensign Thierry d’Argenlieu was serving in the Adriatic […]

- 04 -122018

« A dedicated life », episode 21: Adolphe Sicé

Death: 23 December 1885 Birth: 21 March 1957 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 1st August 1941 When war broke out in Europe, Adolphe Sicé already had experience of fighting in Morocco, where he […]

- 04 -102018

« A dedicated life », episode 20: Émilienne Evrard-Moreau

Birth: 4 juin 1898 Death: 5 janvier 1971 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 11 August 1945 She was 16 in October 1914 when the Imperial Army occupied her village of Loos-en-Gohelle in Pas-de-Calais. […]

- 04 -062018

Paris E-prix is back at the Invalides

Paris E-prix is ​​back for the third year in a row at the Hôtel national des Invalides on 28th April 2018. This is the opportunity for everyone to discover or rediscover the Formula E, a […]

- 04 -052018

« A dedicated life », episode 19: Raoul Magrin-Vernerey, dit Monclar

Birth: 7 February 1892 Death: 3 June 1964 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 1st June 1943 Having graduated from Saint-Cyr on the eve of the war, he took part in most of the […]

- 04 -032018

« A dedicated life », episode 18: Philippe Livry-Level

Birth: 16 June 1898 Death: 15 December 1960 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 10 December 1943 A volunteer recruit at the age of 17 in 1915, he trained at Fontainebleau Artillery School before […]

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