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- 01 -222016

Demonstration workshops and commentaries on saturday, 23 January !

Demonstration workshops and commentaries on artefacts in the Contemporary Department of the world wars. Saturday, 23 January 2016, from 2 pm to 5 pm. Come and meet the members of the APPHM (the Association for […]

- 08 -042015

« In Honour and by Victory », sixth episode : The 1st Moroccan Spahis March Regiment

On 30 June 1940, the commander of the First Squadron of the 1st Regiment of the Spahis Light Cavalry, Captain Paul Jourdier, an officer who had rallied to the Free French cause, crossed the Lebanese […]

- 07 -312015

« In Honour and by Victory », fifth episode : the 501st Tank Regiment was awarded the honour of Companion of the Liberation

The 1st Free French Light Mechanized Division was created in Great Britain in July 1940. It was sent to Africa, where it took part in the Battle of Gabon in November 1940 and in the […]

- 07 -282015

« In Honour and by Victory », fourth episode : the Companions of the Liberation from the BCRA: the French Central Bureau of Intelligence and Operations.

The Free French intelligence services were created in 1940 at the request of General de Gaulle, and placed under the command of André Dewavrin, an officer who took the alias Colonel Passy. The primary purpose […]

- 07 -242015

« In Honour and by Victory », third episode : five towns honoured with the title of Companion of the Liberation.

In France, awarding a distinction to a regional authority is an old tradition dating back to the First Empire. A town may be honoured when the evidence of the actions led by a large part […]

- 07 -172015

« In Honour and by Victory », first episode : 1,038 Companions of the Liberation

The 1,038 Companions of the Liberation did not form a homogeneous group. They differed in age, rank, social background, nationality, political and religious convictions. What united them all was their early resistance against the occupying […]

- 07 -142015

« In Honour and by Victory »: the 18 military units honoured with the title of Companion of the Liberation.

General de Gaulle’s historic call to arms from the London offices of the BBC on 18 June 1940, was the starting point for la France Libre, “Free France”. This military and political organization was determined […]

- 05 -242015

Discover an enhanced playlist on the special exhibition “Churchill – de Gaulle” !

Discover the exhibition Churchill – de Gaulle through our dedicated You Tube playlist, enhanced with new videos. Three new videos : Churchill the painter ; the Special Executive Operation (SOE) ; the diarist’s workshop. A […]

- 05 -062015

May at the Museum

The musée de l’Armée will be open Friday 8 May and Thursday 14 May Each Tuesday evening, the musée de l’Armée stays open until 9 pm. Take this opportunity for an extended visit of the […]

- 05 -052015

“Ami, entends tu ?” : only 2 days left

To mark the 70th anniversary of the 1944 Paris Liberation and the end of the Second World War, you are all invited to attend the monumental video show Ami, entends tu ? – “My friend, […]

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