Tag Archives: WW1

Newsletter Verdun-Meuse, November 2014

  The November 2014 issue of Newsletter Verdun-Meuse is now available.  Each issue features a calendar of relevant events (Agenda section), book reviews and several well-researched articles.  Much of this issue is focused on André Maginot.  (Note that the cover photo is from a previous issue of the newsletter.  The webmaster was unable to download this month’s picture.) Readers traveling to France soon should pay special attention to the calendar of events, as they list special events and expositions offered throughout the region in upcoming Continue reading →

Armistice Day Photos: Frank W. Buckles’ Funeral, March 15, 2011

Frank W. Buckles, America’s last doughboy, passed away on February 27, 2011 at age 110.  He was buried with full military honors in Plot 34 at Arlington National Cemetery; near the grave of  John J. Pershing, General of the Armies of the United States.  The funeral date was March 15, 2011.  The webmaster was fortunate to be able to attend the funeral service.