Nécropole nationale des Chesneaux

Remembrance sites in Château-Thierry
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  • More than 2,000 soldiers who fell during the Great War, and in particular during the second Battle of the Marne in 1918, are buried at the Chesneaux National Necropolis. Built in 1919 on the site of a temporary American military cemetery and covering an area of 9480 m², the necropolis bears witness to the national recognition of freedom fighters who died in the field of honor. The shroud, a white marble recumbent made by Achille Jacopin, a child of Château-Thierry, was donated to the town in...
    More than 2,000 soldiers who fell during the Great War, and in particular during the second Battle of the Marne in 1918, are buried at the Chesneaux National Necropolis. Built in 1919 on the site of a temporary American military cemetery and covering an area of 9480 m², the necropolis bears witness to the national recognition of freedom fighters who died in the field of honor. The shroud, a white marble recumbent made by Achille Jacopin, a child of Château-Thierry, was donated to the town in 1916 and installed in the necropolis.
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  • Free
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Openings
  • All year 2024
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