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American Hospital in Paris

Bearing the Torch – the American Hospital of Paris during WWI

Since its inception, the American Hospital of Paris has played a unique role in French-American relations. World War I was no exception to the rule. On ...
Place des Etats-Unis

A Visit to the Place des Etats-Unis

Looking for a way to commemorate this particularly special Veteran’s Day which is the 100th anniversary of the armistice of WWI? Visit the Place ...

Political symbolism in France and the USA

Political symbolism in France and the USA explained: Left, right, blue, red, donkey, elephant, Democrats, Republicans ? Why do we use the terms LEFT AND ...
Marianne

Marianne? A new version on the stamp

First of all who the à#@H!! is Marianne? She is one of the symbols, one of the incarnations of France! If you take a minute to look around you’ll ...

Are You Becoming French?

Are You Becoming French? The French say that foreigners can never truly “become” French – no matter what legal status is inscribed upon what ...
American WWI Museum

American WWI Museum opens for centennial

American WWI Museum opens for centennial By Gary Lee Kraut The museum, like the monument above it, is the work of the American Battle Monuments Commission. ...
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