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Commemorating the centenary of the 1914-1918 Great War, Travel Pics remembers.

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This monument has been erected by the United States of America to commemorate the capture of the St. Mihiel Salient by the troops of the First Army and to record the services of the American Expedionary Forces on the battle front in this region and elsewhere in Lorraine and Alsace.

It stands as a lasting symbol of the friendship and co-operation between the French and American armies.

United States of America Monument

The American First Army in its offensive operation of September 12-16, 1918 reduced the strongly fortified St. Mihiel salient, capturing 15,000 prisoners, 450 cannon and 700 square kilometres of territory.

Montsec American Monument

1914-1918 Great War Centenary

American Battle Monuments Commission.
Armistice Signing in Compiegne.
Artstetten Castle in June.
British Cemetery at Messines Ridge.
Fort de Douaumont, Verdun.
German Bunker at Tyne Cot Cemetery.
Hill 60 Cratered Landscape.
Montsec American Monument.
Pozieres British Cemetery.
Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery.
Their Name Liveth For Evermore.
World War One Trenches.

Remembrance Sunday - Lest We Forget.

St Mihiel 1918: The American Expeditionary Forces' trial by fire (Campaign)

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