France - Montfaucon American Monument

Montfaucon American Monument - World War I - Battlefield - Verdun - European Tourist Guide - euro-t-guide.com

The Montfaucon American Monument is commemorating the American victory in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive during World War I. The 60 metre high monument is located in Montfaucon-d'Argonne in Lorraine. The monument was inaugurated 1 August 1937. The American Battle Monuments Commission maintains the monument.
 
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The Montfaucon American Monument and  World War I memorial seen from the road.

The Montfaucon American Monument and  World War I memorial seen from the road.
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At the base of the Montfaucon American Monument and  World War I memorial the name of some of the major World War I battlefields are engraved.

At the base of the Montfaucon American Monument and  World War I memorial the name of some of the major World War I battlefields are engraved.
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The statue on top of the Montfaucon American Monument.

The statue on top of the Montfaucon American Monument.
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The Montfaucon American Monument can - with it's height of 60 metre - be seen from far away.
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At the base of the Montfaucon American Monument and  World War I memorial the name of some of the major World War I battlefields are engraved.

At the base of the Montfaucon American Monument and  World War I memorial the name of some of the major World War I battlefields are engraved.
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A sign telling the story of the Montfaucon American Monument.

A sign telling the story of the Montfaucon American Monument.
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