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Archives du mois de September 2018

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- 09 -272018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 17

British troops entered the German town of Eupen (now in Belgium) on 1 December 1918. A summarily-fashioned Arch of Triumph was erected at the entrance to the city. The houses were not decked in flags, […]

- 09 -242018

“In the East War without End, 1918-1923” from 5 October 2018 to 20 January 2019

While the conflicts in Western Europe came to an end on 11 November 1918, fighting in Eastern Europe and the Near East continued until 1923. The exhibition retraces the fall of four great empires — […]

- 09 -202018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 16

Alsatians of all ages dressed in traditional garb pose for a photographer waiting for Pétain, just made Marshal, in Metz on 8 December 1918. Some young Lorraines, also in traditional wear, frame the flag holder […]

- 09 -182018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 15

Photograph taken in New York, USA with legend Peace Hurrah 11/11/18. This photograph stands in stark contrast to the scenes of jubilation, streets with flags streaming, and joyful crowds usually shown. While the American flag […]

- 09 -132018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 14

The announcement of the signature of the armistice by Georges Clemenceau at the Palais Bourbon. Oil on canvas by René Rousseau Decelle. © Paris, musée Clemenceau Premier-Secours à la Caserne de Château-Landon, avec un clairon […]

- 09 -112018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 13

Plates 37 and 38 of La Guerre. In 1914, Pierre Dantoine (1884-1955) was mobilised and fought in the 272th IR. Many of his drawings are captioned in Languedoc (he was born in Carcassonne). 43 of […]

- 09 -062018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 12

Colored postcard. Around 7:45 a.m., Foch prepared to head for Paris. The photographic service of Commander Bontemps was allowed to take one or two photographs in front of carriage 2419D. Claude Pupier is said to […]

- 09 -042018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 11

Itinerary of German plenipotentiaries. © Paris, musée de l’Armée Pierre Toubeau, Deputy Chief of the Northern Network, took a few photographs, going against Foch’s orders. They show some of the carriages on both trains, the […]

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