This March features the WW1 monuments on L’avenue des Combattants Étrangers Morts pour la France (Avenue of Foreign Soldiers who died for France) in Père-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris.
Between 4000 and 5000 Greeks served in the French army in WW1. The monument to Greek soldiers who died for France in three wars was unveiled on 25 October 1953. A copy of the Winged Victory of Samothrace tops a marble Ionic column. A tablet in front of the column reads: Continue reading