Cantigny in Somme Département, Picardie, 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, Picardie, in Somme Département. Marker is on Rue Saint Aignan (Route D26), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cantigny, Picardie 80500, France.
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. The First Division Museum at Cantigny page on the Battle of Cantigny: ...On May 28, 1918, the 28th Infantry Regiment of the US First Division (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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