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- 09 -292014

Les Invalides during the Great War, twentieth episode : a pigeon in the main courtyard

This photograph was taken from the upper balcony, at the south-west angle of the courtyard since the sundials can be seen at the top right. The plane in the foreground is a German Taube captured […]

- 07 -252014

Les Invalides during the Great War, second episode : emblems captured and displayed

This photograph was taken on 7 October 1914, when six German emblems were transferred to the Invalides. Carried by gendarmes, some of the flags were torn during the fighting. Those carrying emblems are flanked by […]

- 07 -232014

Les Invalides during the Great War, first episode : on the Invalides esplanade

On 22 April 1915, General Alfred Galopin (1852-1931), commander of the fortified city of Paris, on horseback in the foreground, reviewed the troops of the Camp retranché de Paris (Paris fortified camp). The soldiers, standing […]

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