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17 and 18 September 2022Passed
Conditions
Free entry
September 2022
Saturday 17
09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 18
09:00 - 17:00
7 to 99 years old

Memorial de l'Escadrille Lafayette

5 boulevard poincare 92430 Marnes-la-Coquette
  • Hauts-de-Seine
  • Île-de-France

The Aces of the Great War Exhibition - First World War Aces

Exhibition in the crypt of the Lafayette Squadron Memorial - The Aces of the Great War
17 and 18 September 2022Passed
Conditions
Free entry
ABMC

Free exhibition "First World War Aces" at Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery
On the occasion of the European Heritage Days, the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery presents "First World War Aces", a free exhibition allowing visitors to get to know American military airmen who fought alongside France during the Great War. The exhibition was developed in partnership with ONACVG (https://www.onac-vg.fr/). It highlights American volunteer pilots who joined the war effort in France under the aegis of the Lafayette Flying Corps during the First World War.
The exhibition is open to visitors from Saturday 17 September to Saturday 24 September from 9am to 5pm. No reservation is required.

Types d'événement
Exposition
Thème 2022
No selection
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Conditions de participation
Gratuit

About the location

Memorial de l'Escadrille Lafayette
5 boulevard poincare 92430 Marnes-la-Coquette
  • Hauts-de-Seine
  • Île-de-France
The Lafayette Squadron Memorial is a historic monument to discover in the Domaine de St-Cloud. This monument houses the sarcophagi of 68 American pilots who volunteered during the First World War. Composed of a triumphal arch of two colonnades and a crypt, this memorial is one of the few places on the island of France dedicated to the First World War. Managed by the American Battle Monuments Commission, this atypical place rich in history, is discovered every day from 9 am to 5 pm.
Tags
Monument historique, Édifice militaire, enceinte urbaine, Musée, salle d'exposition
Access
Free parking on the boulevard and in the park.
ABMC