Sunday, April 2, 2017

Monument to the North African Troops of the French Army

Located in Senlis, France, just north of Paris, near the closest German approach to the city in 1914, is this memorial to the service of the North African colonial units that played an important role in the defense of France during the war.

Two Monumental Equestrian Figures Top the Monument
Escorting a Column of German Prisoners During the Battle of the Marne
Departure Frieze  on the Base
Return Frieze on the Base

Photos from Tony Langley



Original Page: http://roadstothegreatwar-ww1.blogspot.com/2017/03/monument-to-north-african-troops-of.html



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