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- 08 -182017

Animals and war, episode 4: Animal-Food

In the scenes above, we can see two different types of food supply to an army in the field. In the best of circumstances, this food was purchased, as it is the case in the […]

- 08 -142017

Animals and war, episode 3: Animal-material

A leopard skin rug used in the tent of Napoleon I during the Russian Campaign of 1812 © Paris, musée de l’Armée, Dist. RMN-GP / Pascal Segrette Cowhide is used to protect army equipment and […]

- 08 -112017

Animals and war, episode 2: Soldiers’ Best Friend

Crossing the Alps via the Saint Bernard Pass by Louis-François Lejeune (1775-1848). © Paris, musée de l’Armée, Dist. RMN-GP / Émilie Cambier Two pets are visible on this photograph of the First World War; A dog is […]

- 08 -082017

Animals and war, episode 1: Human-animal

Lead figurines made in the eighties from the Loriot Collection of a signifier and two cornicines of the Roman army. The signifier was a non-commissioned officer whose role was to carry a signum, a visual […]

- 08 -032017

Animals and war, episode 0: presentation

17th century engraving by Jean Theodore de Bry the Younger (1561-1623) depicting a procession. For a very long time, a great number of animals served different functions in the field. The military convoy is composed […]

- 05 -092017

La Fayette, We Are Here! : episode 21

The Duty of Remembrance Honouring Our Fallen from WWI At the request of General John Pershing, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) was established by Congress in 1923. As guardian America’s overseas commemorative cemeteries and […]

- 05 -042017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 20

Post War Reconstruction A Difficult Economic Restructuring In 1920-1921, the United States went through a deflationary recession partly due to the necessity to adjust from wartime to peacetime economy and deal with a tighter monetary […]

- 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 […]

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