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Blanc Mont Ridge.


"To be able to say when this war is finished, I belonged to the SECOND DIVISION, I fought with it at the battle of Blanc Mont Ridge, will be the highest honor that can come to any man."
☆ — JOHN A. LEJEUNE, Major General, U.S.M.C. ☆
 
Blanc Mont Monument Blanc Mont Ridge near Sommepy-Tahure, France.
The site this monument is on was captured by American troops Oct. 3 to Oct. 27, 1918.
American War Memorial Near Somme-Py, France American War Memorial Near Somme-Py, France. General view. This monument commemorates the service of the 2d, 36th, 43d and 93d divisions in operations with the French in this region from July to October, 1918. (Note remains of old trench in the foreground). Architect, Mr. Arthur Loomis Harmon, New York.
Blanc Mont Monument This picture is taken on top of the monument at Blanc Mont Ridge. Myself (sunglasses) and expert French guide, Gilles Lagin. Note the lines pointing to the different locations of the vicinity. Many men died at this location.
Franco-Americaine Museum at Sommepy-Tahure Franco-Américaine Museum at Sommepy-Tahure, France.
Franco-Americaine Museum at Sommepy-Tahure The Museum inside the Mairie at Somme-Py.
Navarin Farm Ossuary
Franco-American Monument Dedicated On Battle Site The recent dedication of the Franco-American monument on the famous Navarin Farm in Upper Champagne, where the American soldiers fought side by side with the Poilu and drove back the Germans during the war. The statue shows An American soldier charging by the side of two French infantrymen. 10/9/24
Monument aux Morts des Armées de Champagne (1914-1918) En Champagne, NAVARIN. — Monument aux Morts des Armées de Champagne (1914-1918)
In Champagne, NAVARIN. — Monument to the Armies dead's - Real del Sarte, Sculpteur
St. Etienne-a-Arnes near Blanc Mont Ridge St. Etienne-a-Arnes near Blanc Mont Ridge
Map Blanc Mont Ridge area near Somme-Py General Map of American Operations in the Champagne.
Map of 2d Division with French Fourth Army, Oct. 2-10, 1918 2d Division with French Fourth Army, Oct. 2-10, 1918
Engineer map Blanc Mont Engineer Map showing Engineer information at 23 o'clock 9 October 1918.
Drawn under direction of Col. W. A. Mitchell, Div. Engr., 2nd Div.
GERMAN PILL BOX IN THE BLANC MONT SECTOR, CHAMPAGNE GERMAN PILL BOX IN THE BLANC MONT SECTOR, CHAMPAGNE
Photos taken in the area of Somme-Py which is known as Sommepy-Tahure today. Photos taken in the area of Somme-Py which is known as Sommepy-Tahure today.
Aisne River Bridges On October 10th, the 2nd Division was ordered to an area near Chalons, to recruit and rest preparatory to the next campaign. The 2nd Field Artillery Brigade and the 2nd Engineers were detached and ordered to join and go forward with the 36th Division, because the 36th Division had no Artillery and no Engineers.
 
DANGEROUS SERVICE — The Ammunition Train at Blanc Mont Ridge
French Army Officers Honored By Pershing
Sommepy American Monument Dedication in 1937
 
 
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