Association Nationale 1914-1918

A la découverte des sites de la Grande Guerre

November 11, 1918… one minute before 11hrs

On November 11,1918 at 5 am an Armistice agreement was signed between the Allies and Germany in a railroad car in Rethondes – Compiegne forest, Oise, France. By this accord a cease fire will take place at the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month”. Cliquer pour agrandir la photo Members of our association […]

Corporal Freddies Stowers

Grandson of a slave, Freddies Stowers an African-American hero was born in Sandy Springs, South Carolina, on January 12, 1896, during the first world war he was a corporal in the 371st Infantry Regiment, 93d Division(colored). He died in action on September 28, 1918 near Ardeuil-et-Monfauxelles in the Ardennes France. He was posthumously awarded the Medal […]

Château-Thierry The American Aisne-Marne Memorial

The World War 1 Chateau-Thierry American Monument was erected by the United States of America to commemorate the battles of the American troops during 1918. This monument who celebrates the fraternity between America and France is managed by the A.B.M.C. (American Battle Monuments Commission). Between May and June 1918, the German army launches a big […]