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Monument de Navarin

Historical sites and monuments, Memorial in Souain-Perthes-lès-Hurlus
Free
  • Located in the center of the former Champagne front which stretched from Reims to the Argonne, the monument commemorates the battles that took place from September 1914 to October 1918.

    It was erected in 1924 to honor the dead of the Armies of Champagne on the initiative of General Gouraud, commanding the IVth Army.

    Inside, the bones of 10,000 soldiers, most of them anonymous, rest in a funerary crypt.

    By climbing a few steps, you reach the foot of the base from where you discover a vast...
    Located in the center of the former Champagne front which stretched from Reims to the Argonne, the monument commemorates the battles that took place from September 1914 to October 1918.

    It was erected in 1924 to honor the dead of the Armies of Champagne on the initiative of General Gouraud, commanding the IVth Army.

    Inside, the bones of 10,000 soldiers, most of them anonymous, rest in a funerary crypt.

    By climbing a few steps, you reach the foot of the base from where you discover a vast panorama on the old Champagne front. The terrain still bears the marks of the fighting: trenches, craters, trenches...

    At the top, a sculpture represents 3 patrollers in the guise of General Gouraud, Lieutenant Quentin Roosevelt, son of the President, killed in 1918 in the Tardenois and the sculptor's own brother who fell on the Chemin des Dames.
  • Rates
  • Free of charge
    Free
Openings
Openings
  • All year 2022