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The Arch De Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe (in English: “Triumphal Arch“) honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. Beneath its vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I.onstruction stated in 1806 and completed in 1836..

The iconic Landmark has seen

1) The Return of Napoleon‘s ashes to Paris in 1840

2) The Victory March of  von Moltke and von Bismarck after the Seige of Paris – 1871

3)  Greek troops march during the World War I victory parade – 1919

4) Charles Godefroy‘s flight through the Arc de Triomphe  Paris

5) German troops’ parade after the surrender of Paris  in 1940

6)  Free French forces on parade after the liberation of Paris  in 1944

7) Bastille Day Military Parade of 1985

 

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