Commemorations France/USA 1917-2017
The Center region of France was the site of very large rear bases for the american troops who came to fight the armies ok Kaiser Wilhelm II alonside the allies.
A commemorative plaque will be presented at the Town Hall in the presence of representatives from the american embassy in Paris on Saturday.
July Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th.
A week-end of activities will be held at the château of Selles sur Cher from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. There will be an american camp, as in 1917.
The chateau of Selles sur Cher housed a military hospital and officiers and horses of the american army.
A very detailed exhibition entitled « The Americans in Selles sur Cher from 1917 – 1919 « is being held at 6 rue Docteur Massacré until 27th August 2017. Look for the american flag.