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Sep 22, 2018 - Montfaucon

Montfaucon merits its own special mention. The largest memorial of World War One was placed at Montfaucon (Mount of the Falcon) deliberately, as this location was the first major height that needed to be taken in order to oust the Germans from France and end the dreadful trench warfare that had plagued the country since 1914. The memorial at Montfaucon is “the most imposing American monument in Europe,” according to the American Battle Monuments Commission This monument commemorates the American contribution and victory in the Meuse-Argonne...

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