World War I Centennial Ceremony to Mark Role of 1st Division in World War I

May 26, 2018, at 9:30am CEST

To coincide with Memorial Day weekend, a ceremony at Cantigny Monument in France on May 26, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. will mark the role of the 1st Division in World War I. Attendance is free and open to the public.

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