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- 05 -012018

« A dedicated life », episode 26: The 118 Companions of the Liberation in the Great War

Taken as a whole, the 118 future Companions of the Liberation who fought in the Great War exhibit truly spectacular characteristics in at least two areas. Firstly, the very high rate of volunteers, 40% compared […]

- 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 -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 […]

- 03 -272018

« A dedicated life », episode 16: Paul Jonas

Birth: 8 June 1898 Death: 6 June 1958 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 7 August 1945 At the end of October 1917, the Battle of the Chemin des Dames ended with the victorious […]

- 03 -012018

« A dedicated life », episode 9: Paul Flandre

Birth: 29 March 1898 Death: 5 February 1978 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 7 August 1945 On the same day that the Aisne offensive began in April 1917, he joined the 102nd Heavy […]

- 09 -012017

Animals and war, episode 7: The Mule

Origines de l’artillerie française, planches autographiées d’après les monuments du XIVe et du XVe siècle avec introduction, table et texte descriptif by Lorédan Larchey, published in Paris in 1863. The facsimile plate shows an Italian […]

- 08 -232017

Animals and war, episode 5: The Horse

A sixteenth century jousting armour on horseback. On exhibit at the entrance of the Department of Ancient Arms and Armour. © Paris, musée de l’Armée, Dist. RMN-GP / Émilie Cambier General Lasalle. Killed in the last […]

- 12 -122015

Special exhibition at the Musée de l’Armée : “Knights and Bombards : from Agincourt to Marignano, 1415-1515”

Knights and Bombards: from Agincourt to Marignano, 1415-1515, special exhibition running from 7 October 2015 through 24 January 2016. With the special exhibition Knights and Bombards : from Agincourt to Marignano, 1415-1515, we invite to […]

- 08 -112015

« In Honour and by Victory », eighth episode: the 1st Colonial Artillery Regiment

In 1940, a small artillery group composed of volunteers of the Free French Forces, was formed in Britain. This small group was reinforced with colonial artillerymen from French Cameroons, headed by Captain Laurent Champrosay who […]

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