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Historical Markers in Hauts-de-France

 
Aisne-Marne Cemetery Memorial Chapel Monument image, Touch for more information
By Don Morfe, June 30, 2008
Aisne-Marne Cemetery Memorial Chapel Monument
France, Hauts-de-France (Aisne), Belleau — Aisne-Marne Cemetery Memorial Chapel Monument
This monument has been erected by the United States of America to commemorate the services of her troops and those of France who fought in this region during the World War. It stands as a lasting symbol of the friendship and cooperation between . . . — Map (db m106030) WM
France, Hauts-de-France (Aisne), Belleau — Belleau Wood Marine Memorial — Iron Mike
English: Bois de Belleau officially renamed Bois de la Brigade de Marine by the Commanding General French Sixth Army on 30 June 1918 In recognition of the courageous action of the 4th United States Marine Brigade in the . . . — Map (db m86161) HM WM
France, Hauts-de-France (Aisne), Belleau — Belleau Wood USMC Interpretive Panel #1
At 3:45 a.m. on 6 June 1918, Marines and their French allies began an attack to seize Hill 142, a small hill that dominated the town of Torcy. The attack began along an 800 yard frontage with 1st Battalion 5th Marines on the 4th Marine Brigade . . . — Map (db m86165) HM
France, Hauts-de-France (Aisne), Belleau — Belleau Wood USMC Interpretive Panel #2
At noon on 6 June 1918, orders were issued to the Marines to seize the town of Bouresches and to establish a foothold in the southern portion of Belleau Wood. At 5:00 pm, the 6th Marines began to move 400 yards through a waist-high wheat field. . . . — Map (db m86166) HM
France, Hauts-de-France (Aisne), Belleau — Belleau Wood USMC Interpretive Panel #3
The mission of the 6th Marines on 8 June 1918 was seize the southern portion of Belleau Wood. Miscalculating the German strength in the southern portion of the wood, an unsupported attack to seize their objective was repelled by the deeply . . . — Map (db m86196) HM
France, Hauts-de-France (Aisne), Belleau — Belleau Wood USMC Interpretive Panel #4
On 11 June 1918, elements of the 5th Marines launched a pre-dawn attack on the western portion of Belleau Wood in order to link up with elements of the 6th Marines. Unfortunately, the plan did not survive the fog, friction, confusion and chaos of . . . — Map (db m86197) HM
France, Hauts-de-France (Aisne), Belleau — Belleau Wood USMC Interpretive Panel #5
On 23 June 1918, after a brief period of rest, the 4th Marine Brigade resumed its attack to capture the remaining part of Belleau Wood. At 7:00 p.m., elements of the 5th Marines began a frontal assault with four companies. Entrenched German . . . — Map (db m86200) HM
France, Hauts-de-France (Aisne), Belleau — Belleau Wood USMC Operations Map
Marker text is a regional map of the Belleau Wood Area of Operations of United States Marines and their German opponents, showing their respective lines on June 4th and 7th, 1918. — Map (db m86163) HM
France, Hauts-de-France (Aisne), Château-Thierry — American 3rd Division MonumentMarne Division
In Memoriam 1917-1918 1942-1945 To the heroic deeds of the Third Infantry Division United States Army World War I Aux exploits héroïques de la Troisième Division d'infanterie américaine Première Guerre mondiale . . . — Map (db m86896) WM
France, Hauts-de-France (Aisne), Château-Thierry — American Aisne-Marne Memorial
Front Panel: English: This Monument has been erected by the United States of America to commemorate the services of her troops and those of France who fought in this region during the World War. It stands as a lasting symbol of the . . . — Map (db m86789) HM WM
France, Hauts-de-France (Somme), Cantigny — 28th Infantry Regiment MonumentCantigny
On the morning of May 28th, 1918, the 28th Infantry Regiment, U.S. First Division, American Expeditionary Force, commanded by Colonel Hanson E. Ely, conducted the first major American offensive of World War I here at Cantigny. The rest of the First . . . — Map (db m85938) HM WM
France, Hauts-de-France (Somme), Cantigny — Cantigny American Monument
Erected by the United States of America to commemorate the first attack by an American Division in the World War (Reverse Side:) The First Division United States Army operating under the X French Corps . . . — Map (db m85933) HM WM
France, Hauts-de-France (Somme), Cantigny — First U.S. DivisionCantigny
The First Division A.E.F. captured the town on the morning of May 28, 1918 Killed 199 Wounded 867 G.O. N 201. G.H.Q. A.E.F. Nov., 10th 1918 "The Commander-In-Chief has noted in this division a special pride of service and a high state of . . . — Map (db m85936) HM WM
France, Hauts-de-France (Somme), Cantigny — McCormick's Cantigny Artillery Monument1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment — Faithful and True
In the early dawn of Tuesday 28 May 1918, French and American artillery began to shell German positions north of Cantigny in preparation for an attack on the village by the U.S. First Division. The 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, . . . — Map (db m85940) HM WM

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