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- 02 -202017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 3

American Volunteers The United States in August 1914 On 4 August 1914, as the great European powers took up arms against one another, it was quite clear that American public opinion favoured neutrality and non-intervention. […]

- 02 -152017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 2

Independence of the United States The Marquis de Lafayette in America In 1777, the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) then aged 20, sailed to America on his own funds without the consent of King Louis XVI. […]

- 02 -102017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 1

The Independence of the United States. La guerre d’Indépendance américaine (1775-1783) LaThe signature of the Treaty of Paris on 10 February 1763 between the kingdoms of Great Britain, Prussia on one side and France, Austria, […]

- 02 -092017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : introduction

As part of the Commemorations of the Centenary of the Great War and the commemorative events held in 2017, the musée de l’Armée presents a documentary-exhibition on the entry of the United States of America […]

- 12 -052016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 21

La Marseillaise Today As Chief of the Music of the Republican Guards from 1927 to 1944, Pierre Dupont (1888-1969) adapted the music of the French national anthem to military orchestras taking into account their instrumental […]

- 11 -182016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 20

Mockery & cetera Following its creation in 1792, the song written by Rouget de Lisle was translated into several languages, cited, spoofed and even misused. The French People along with some foreigners appropriated La Marseillaise, […]

- 11 -152016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 19

During the Second World War Throughout the Second World War, La Marseillaise remained the French national anthem both for the État Français [French State of the Vichy Government] and the French Resistance. Although the anthem […]

- 11 -082016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 18

War Bonds Although exceptional credits were voted by the Legislative Assembly in order to finance military operations and war industries in the early stages of the war, very soon France started facing a liquidity crisis. […]

- 10 -192016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 17

Translation de cendres Although translations differ from burials, they have similar aspects. During a translation, the body of the defunct buried in a cemetery is exhumed and the remains also referred to in French as […]

- 10 -172016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 16

The arc de triomphe de l’Étoile On 17 July 1915, the coffin of Rouget de Lisle was taken from a van and placed on a wheeled gun carriage beneath the arc de triomphe de l’Étoile. […]

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