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- 10 -182018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 22

Until 10 November 2018, Marshal Foch’s tomb is protected by a scaffolding, and therefore not very visible, due to the restoration of the stained glass windows on Chapelle Saint-Ambroise. © Paris, musée de l’Armée, dist. […]

- 10 -162018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 21

Postcard printed by the Society of Friends of the Musée de l’Armée. A Renault FT tank, which has become one of the symbols of victory, is shown near the carriage. Artillery pieces form a protection […]

- 10 -112018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 20

Photograph published in Le Miroir. In the occupied sector, between Trier and Koblenz, under the control of the Americans, German parliamentarians come in recognizance to organise the delivery of war material. A young officer on […]

- 10 -092018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 19

In February 1919, the newspaper Excelsior provides, on its cover, a user manual showing the stages of démobilisation. © Paris, musée de l’Armée In Colmar, French troops march in Rapp Square. “What a hotchpot demobilisation […]

- 10 -022018

« 1918, armistice(s) », episode 18

Located on the Rhine, the bridge connecting Kiehl to Strasbourg is represented on the French side, guarded by machine guns laid on the ground and sentinels dressed in “horizon blue” and donning the Adrian helmet […]

- 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 -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 […]

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