Video: Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Château-Thierry American Monument & Belleau Wood American Monument
During Our cruise in Champagne we visit the WWI battlefield and monument at Château-Thierry and the American battlefield and cemetery at Belleau Wood, it was here that US forces fought one of their bloodiest battles during World War One.
The countryside surrounding Château-Thierry was the site of many great battles during both World Wars and a number of monuments and cemeteries mark the bravery of thousands of Allied soldiers who fought to liberate France and who now lie interred under her soil.
The town was the focal point of the second battle of the Marne (1918), which ended the last German offensive of World War I. A monument to the U.S. soldiers who fought in the battle is just outside the town.
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Discover the great significance of the American battlefield and cemetery at Belleau Wood, and the Château-Thierry American Monument - where US soldiers turned the tide of World War One Read More