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France
Bouchavesnes-Bergen
Somme

Picardie

D1017

Maréchal Ferdinand Foch

(Tarbes 1851 - Paris 1929)
French soldier, military theorist, and writer, served as general in the French army during World War I and was made Marshal of France in 1918
(Wikipedia)
Firmin Michelet
1926

Bouchavesnes-Bergen /  Maréchal Ferdinand Foch   Bouchavesnes-Bergen /  Maréchal Ferdinand Foch

Description

Bronze statue on a large pedestal.

Inscription(s)

LE
MARECHAL
FOCH

prise de
bouchavesnes
par les
troupes britanniques
le 1er septembre 1918
le maréchal FOCH
ct en chef des armées
alliées

offert
a la commune
de
BOUCHAVESNES
BERGEN
par
mr haakon. j. wallem
(de bergen norvege)

prise de
bouchavesnes
par les
troupes françaises
le 12 septembre 1916
le géneral FOCH
ct le groupe d'armées
du nord

Bouchavesnes-Bergen - Maréchal Ferdinand Foch

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Locatie (N 49°59'2" - E 2°54'55")

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