News & Events–Over There: Yankee Division Commemoration, 29 July, Braye-en-Laonnois


The Yankee Division graffiti in the quarries underneath the Chemin des Dames is well-documented.  This is a chance for visitors to view those quarries and to commemorate the Yankee Division in the Aisne Sector and on the Chemin des Dames!

The event will take place on Sunday, 29 July at 15h00.  Location is the Yankee Division Monument at the Carrieres de Froidmont (Quarries of Froidmont) in Braye-en-Laonnois.  It will take place in the presence of General Leonid Kondratiuk, National Commander of the Yankee Division Veterans, and Brett Conaway, 26th Brigade Commander.  A toast to Franco-American friendship will take place at the Mairie (Town Hall) in Braye-en-Laonnois after the ceremony.

Readers in the area are encouraged to attend this Yankee Division Commemoration.