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Commemorating the centenary of the First World War in books

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Monday Monuments and Memorials – Monument aux morts, Soissons, France

In 1914, the City of Soissons started work on a monument to pay tribute to its rich history. When the monument was completed in 1926, it had a dual role, paying tribute as well to the citizens of Soissons who died in the Great War.

The limestone monument, created by sculptor Albert Bartholomé, is on Place Fernand Marquigny, behind the cathedral.

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