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- 03 -042019

“Picasso and War”: 5 April to 28 July 2019

Picasso’s entire life (1881–1973) was marked by major conflicts, from the Cuban War of Independence to the Vietnam War, which came to an end two years after his death. The exhibition, organised by the Musée […]

- 03 -292018

“Napoleon the Strategist”: from April 6 to July 22

The Musée de l’Armée’s Napoleon the Strategist exhibition celebrates one of the most famous aspects of the history of Napoleon (1769–1821) : his skills as a military commander. Over 200 works and objects from French […]

- 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 […]

- 02 -202018

« A dedicated life », episode 6: Eugène Chavant

Birth: 12 février 1894 Death: 28 janvier 1969 Companion of the Liberation – Decree of 20 November 1944 After being mobilised with the army in 1912, he went to the frontline in summer 1914 with […]

- 11 -152017

Animals & war, episode 23: Decors of the Hôtel des Invalides

Sculptures with allegorical animals adorn the sixty dormer windows of the Cour d’Honneur. The three reproduced above feature dolphins and lions. The lion is undoubtedly the most represented. The dormer window decorated with two elephant […]

- 11 -082017

Animals and war, episode 22: The lion

Founded for the Hospitallers of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, this canon comes from the island of Rhodes and was offered to Napoleon III by the Sultan Abdul-Aziz, in 1862. It is on exhibit […]

- 10 -252017

Animals and war, episode 19: The Rabbit and The Hare

This lithograph shows an old soldier holding a rabbit. On his left, soldiers are resting in a tent; in the back scene other soldiers are hunting for their food.  This engraving illustrates one aspect of […]

- 10 -202017

Animals and war, episode 18 : The Bear

This map illustrates the political situation in 1914-1915 from the Russian point of view. The different nations are represented by national stereotypes or symbols. Czar Nicholas II occupies a prominent place, and in his empire […]

- 10 -162017

Animals and war, episode 17 : The Cow and The Bull

Camouflage is the art of concealment and deception. The French Army became the first to establish a Camouflage Section in February 1915 in order create visual deception and protect soldiers and equipment from observation by […]

- 10 -112017

Animals and war, episode 16: The Roach

1916 issue n°10 of the French trench newspaper Ver luisant (“The Glow-Worm”). © Paris, musée de l’Armée A soldier of the 117th Infantry Regiment with his dog painted by Georges Bertin Scott (1873-1942).  This infantryman […]

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