La Peur (The Fear): All Is Not Quiet on the Western Front

A frightening but brilliant film about how WWI damaged the soul of an entire generation.

The Future Rivesaltes Camp Memorial is Presented at French Parliament

Slated to open in September 2015, the project was designed by star architect Rudy Ricciotti.

Paris Liberated, Paris Photographed, Paris Exhibited

‘Capital of pleasure’ was the dubious title given to Paris by the Third Reich, and so reclaiming the capital’s dignity became of critical importance after the Liberation in August of 1944. To this end,...

Remembrance Tourism in Northern France

1. Notre-Dame-de-Lorette International Memorial Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, the hill at Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, is the location of the world’s largest French military cemetery. Some 20,000 graves stand side by side, perfectly aligned across the plateau. The same site also features...
Tour de France 2014

Tour de France 2014

The world's most important cycling race will commemorate the WWI centenary.

Retracing the Steps of our Personal World War II Heroes

The author, whose father fought during D-Day, attended the commemorative celebrations in Normandy.

WWI Centenary: Visit the Musée de la Grande Guerre

A perfect day trip from Paris, the Musée de la Grande Guerre du Pays de Meaux in the Marne offers not just a comprehensive historical overview of the complex enormity of World War 1,...

The Statue of Liberty Showered with a Million Rose Petals

A moving tribute to honor the U.S. soldiers who fought for France's liberation.

Tour de France 2014 Marks World War I Centenary

The course will pass historic sites where much of the WWI fighting took place.

Virginia d’Albert-Lake: An American Heroine

I can still hear her voice—confident, clear and a little plummy. After all, by that time, in 1989, she was 79 years old and had been through a lot. In fact, she’d been through...