Unfortunately, the webmaster only found out about this exhibit on his recent trip to France, and it is almost finished. The exposition, Glass in the War, is open on Sundays and on public holidays from 10-12am and 2-6pm until 30 Sept. More information, including an English description can be obtained at this website: www.verre-argonne.org.
In recent conversations, acquaintances who have some interest in history and/or a relative who fought in the war have asked this question. On the surface, it was asked innocently enough. They had no idea what they could expect to see on the battlefield. So here’s a list of some of the easily-visible sites in the Meuse-Argonne: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon Montfaucon American Monument Destroyed Village of Montfaucon Vauquois Hill and Destroyed Village of Vauquois Lost Batallion Site, near Binarville Sgt. York Sites, near Chatel Chéhéry Continue reading →
Even today French locals , other Europeans and Americans find themselves drawn to the Meuse-Argonne region of France. Once drawn there, many return time and again; often working on a multi-year research or preservation project. In this irregular interview series, the webmaster hopes to introduce readers to some of these individuals and their labors of love. 1) What are your name, nationality and occupation? Stephen Skinner, USA. I’m a journalist by trade. 2) Which languages do you speak, and how fluently do you Continue reading →
Caption: Madeleine Farm, Captured by the 3rd Division on October 9, 1918. Continue reading →
A Major Intersection in Romagne. Signs on the House Walls Point the Way to Nearby Towns and Farms. Continue reading →
The June, 2014 issue of Newsletter Verdun-Meuse is now available. Continue reading →
The February, 2014 issue of Newsletter Verdun-Meuse is now available. Continue reading →