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St. Nazaire Monument, World War I, Loire River, St. Nazaire, France, n.d.

Mouth of Loire River; S.S. "Paris" War Memorial by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Landing Place of U.S. Soldiers. St. Nazaire, France
New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_16270
Document Description
The S.S. “Paris” War Memorial by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney is located at the mouth of Loire River - the landing place of U.S. soldiers during World War I in St. Nazaire, France. The Saint Nazaire Monument, an American memorial, was erected in France in 1926 to remember and commemorate the arrival of American troops in 1917.

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