Cantigny in Somme, Hauts-de-France, France
Cantigny American Monument
the first attack
The First Division United States Army operating under the X French Corps captured the Town of Cantigny on May 28, 1918 and held it against numerous counter-attacks
Erected 1937 by American Battle Monuments Commission.
Location. 49° 39.803′ N, 2° 29.477′ E. Marker is in Cantigny, Hauts-de-France, in Somme. Marker is on Rue Saint Aignan (Route D26), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 Rue Saint-Aignan, Cantigny, Hauts-de-France 80500, France. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 28th Infantry Regiment Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); McCormick's Cantigny Artillery Monument (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); First U.S. Division (approx. 0.9 kilometers away).
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Cantigny. (Submitted on July 22, 2015.)
2. American Battle Monuments Commission - Cantigny American Monument. (Submitted on August 12, 2015, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee.)
Categories. • War, World I •
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