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Photos

The monument is a rectangular rose colored granite shaft rising 145 feet above the lower terrace and 100 feet above the Cours Dajot.

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The monument is a rectangular rose colored granite shaft rising 145 feet above the lower terrace and 100 feet above the Cours Dajot.

The Naval Monument at Brest stands on the ramparts of the city overlooking the harbor which was a major base of operations for American naval vessels during the war.

This map of France is from American Armies and Battlefields in Europe.

American Armies and Battlefields in Europe: France

Gun crew practicing on a four-inch gun of the destroyer USS Little (DD-79).

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Gun crew practicing on a four-inch gun of the destroyer USS Little (DD-79).
USS Little

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Gun crew practicing on a four-inch gun of the destroyer USS Little (DD-79).

Gun crew practicing on a 4-inch gun of the destroyer USS Little (DD-79). She served in Atlantic convoy operations from May 1917 to after the armistice. Image courtesy of the National Archives.

Tents used to house contagious soldiers during flu epidemic, Naval Base Hospital No. 5, Brest, December 1918.

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Tents used to house contagious soldiers during flu epidemic, Naval Base Hospital No. 5, Brest, December 1918.

Contagious cases were kept in tents at the Naval Base Hospital No. 5, Brest, during the influenza epidemic, December 1918. Image courtesy of The National Archives.

Videos

A Memorial Day Message

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ABMC Secretary Max Cleland remembers the sacrifice of our fallen this Memorial Day weekend.

Black and white photo of soldiers celebrating

Press escape to close this window. View video of This Day in History, November 11, 1918: World War I Ends

On November 11, 1918 an armistice was signed between the Germans and the Allies, ending World War I.

Black and white photo of the Naval Monument at Brest

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The Naval Monument at Brest Dedication is one of thirteen segments featured in the "America Honors Her Heroes" film.

Elderly man holding an old photo of a soldier against a black backdrop

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More than a half million Americans gave their life during World War I and World War II. They died fighting to protect freedom and democracy...

Interactives

World map showing locations of World War I events

Experience the history of World War I with this interactive timeline. View maps, watch videos, see photos and read about the events that shaped the war.

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