Commemoration 1917-2017 (En)

Selles-sur-Cher at the time of the Americans in 2017

First World War commemoration 1914 – 1918

The association of Philippe Bethune, with the cooperation of local organizations is planning for summer 2017 an exhibition in the castle of Selles-sur-Cher (France) in commemoration of the centenary of the support of the American armies in 1917.

Your historic documents will be in invaluable.

We take this opportunity to ask for any documents, photos, objects or memories, preserved by the grandchildren, great grandchildren or friends of period that you would agree to lend us or to allow us to photograph or to scan.

In 1917, the soldiers were accommodated by the inhabitants and in various places. Some soldiers engraved graffiti on stones, in attics or in barns. Thank you for informing us about it, we would like to make a catalogue to show it to the visitors.

Any ‘US’ or ‘USA’ marked objects have their importance. They could live again through the exhibition. We can help you to identify them if needed.

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