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Roger-Viollet | 408631 | U.S. officer rekindling the Flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for Independence Day. Ceremony in the presence of Henri Gouraud (1867-1946), French General, and William C. Bullitt (1891-1967), American ambassador to France. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on July 4, 1939. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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U.S. officer rekindling the Flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for Independence Day. Ceremony in the presence of Henri Gouraud (1867-1946), French General, and William C. Bullitt (1891-1967), American ambassador to France. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on July 4, 1939. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 214036 | Mr Gaudin, guard of the Flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on December 14, 1938. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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Mr Gaudin, guard of the Flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on December 14, 1938. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 207538 | Entombment of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe, place de l'Etoile. The Legion of Honour, the Médaille militaire and the War Cross. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on January 28, 1921. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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Entombment of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe, place de l'Etoile. The Legion of Honour, the Médaille militaire and the War Cross. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on January 28, 1921. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 1283801 | Funeral of the seven brothers in arms of the Unknown Soldier, following the designation ceremony by Auguste Thin (1899-1982), Corporal from the 132th regiment of the French infantry. The caskets leaving the chapel of the Verdun citadel to be burried at the Faubourg-Pavé national necropolis, on November 10, 1920. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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Funeral of the seven brothers in arms of the Unknown Soldier, following the designation ceremony by Auguste Thin (1899-1982), Corporal from the 132th regiment of the French infantry. The caskets leaving the chapel of the Verdun citadel to be burried at the Faubourg-Pavé national necropolis, on November 10, 1920. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 1283803 | Auguste Thin (1899-1982), Corporal from the 132th regiment of the French infantry, and André Maginot (1877-1932), French Minister of Pensions, during the ceremony designating the Unknow Soldier, at the citadel of Verdun (France), on November 10, 1920. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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Auguste Thin (1899-1982), Corporal from the 132th regiment of the French infantry, and André Maginot (1877-1932), French Minister of Pensions, during the ceremony designating the Unknow Soldier, at the citadel of Verdun (France), on November 10, 1920. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 1283810 | Funeral of the seven brothers in arms of the Unknown Soldier, following the designation ceremony by Auguste Thin (1899-1982), Corporal from the 132th regiment of the French infantry. The caskets leaving the chapel of the Verdun citadel to be burried at the Faubourg-Pavé national necropolis, on November 10, 1920. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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Funeral of the seven brothers in arms of the Unknown Soldier, following the designation ceremony by Auguste Thin (1899-1982), Corporal from the 132th regiment of the French infantry. The caskets leaving the chapel of the Verdun citadel to be burried at the Faubourg-Pavé national necropolis, on November 10, 1920. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 1283812 | Funeral of the seven brothers in arms of the Unknown Soldier, following the designation ceremony by Auguste Thin (1899-1982), Corporal from the 132th regiment of the French infantry. The caskets leaving the chapel of the Verdun citadel to be burried at the Faubourg-Pavé national necropolis, on November 10, 1920. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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Funeral of the seven brothers in arms of the Unknown Soldier, following the designation ceremony by Auguste Thin (1899-1982), Corporal from the 132th regiment of the French infantry. The caskets leaving the chapel of the Verdun citadel to be burried at the Faubourg-Pavé national necropolis, on November 10, 1920. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 1283814 | Soldiers guarding the coffins on the eve of the ceremony designating the Unknown Soldier, at the chapel of the Verdun citadel (France), on November 9, 1920. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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Soldiers guarding the coffins on the eve of the ceremony designating the Unknown Soldier, at the chapel of the Verdun citadel (France), on November 9, 1920. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 1293947 | The funeral of seven brothers in arms of the Unknown Soldier after a ceremony of designation among the eight coffins by Auguste Thin (1899-1982), Corporal of the 132th infantry regiment. The bodies are leaving the chapel of rest of the citadel of Verdun to be buried in the national necropolis of the Faubourg-Pavé, forming  the square of the seven unknown . Verdun (Meuse, France), Wednesday 10 November 1920, Photograph from the French newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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The funeral of seven brothers in arms of the Unknown Soldier after a ceremony of designation among the eight coffins by Auguste Thin (1899-1982), Corporal of the 132th infantry regiment. The bodies are leaving the chapel of rest of the citadel of Verdun to be buried in the national necropolis of the Faubourg-Pavé, forming "the square of the seven unknown". Verdun (Meuse, France), Wednesday 10 November 1920, Photograph from the French newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 1293939 | The funeral of seven brothers in arms of the Unknown Soldier after a ceremony of designation among the eight coffins by Auguste Thin (1899-1982), Corporal of the 132th infantry regiment. The bodies are leaving the chapel of rest of the citadel of Verdun to be buried in the national necropolis of the Faubourg-Pavé, forming  the square of the seven unknown . Verdun (Meuse, France), Wednesday 10 November 1920, Photograph from the French newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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The funeral of seven brothers in arms of the Unknown Soldier after a ceremony of designation among the eight coffins by Auguste Thin (1899-1982), Corporal of the 132th infantry regiment. The bodies are leaving the chapel of rest of the citadel of Verdun to be buried in the national necropolis of the Faubourg-Pavé, forming "the square of the seven unknown". Verdun (Meuse, France), Wednesday 10 November 1920, Photograph from the French newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 1297797 | excelsior. Discours de M. Louis Barthou (1862-1934), ministre de la Guerre, venu rendre hommage au Soldat inconnu sous l'Arc de Triomphe. Dimanche 27 février 1921. Photographie du journal  Excelsior . 19210227. | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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excelsior. Discours de M. Louis Barthou (1862-1934), ministre de la Guerre, venu rendre hommage au Soldat inconnu sous l'Arc de Triomphe. Dimanche 27 février 1921. Photographie du journal "Excelsior". 19210227.

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Roger-Viollet | 195086 | Entombment of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe, place de l'Etoile. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on January 28, 1921. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper  Excelsior . | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Entombment of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe, place de l'Etoile. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on January 28, 1921. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 415965 | Entombment of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe, place de l'Etoile. The Legion of Honour, the Médaille militaire and the War Cross. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on January 28, 1921. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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Entombment of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe, place de l'Etoile. The Legion of Honour, the Médaille militaire and the War Cross. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on January 28, 1921. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 784720 | Funeral of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe. Louis Barthou (1862-1934), French Minister of War, laying medals on the coffin (Legion of Honour, the Médaille militaire and the War Cross). Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on January 28, 1921. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Funeral of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe. Louis Barthou (1862-1934), French Minister of War, laying medals on the coffin (Legion of Honour, the Médaille militaire and the War Cross). Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on January 28, 1921.

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Roger-Viollet | 852967 | The remains of the Unknown Soldier - chosen by soldier Thin from 8 coffins - being transferred from the citadel of Verdun to Paris, on November 10, 1920. | © Collection Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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The remains of the Unknown Soldier - chosen by soldier Thin from 8 coffins - being transferred from the citadel of Verdun to Paris, on November 10, 1920.

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Roger-Viollet | 1044548 | Entombment of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe, place de l'Etoile. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on January 28, 1921. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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Entombment of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe, place de l'Etoile. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement), on January 28, 1921. Photograph from the collections of the newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 1080545 | France - Unknown Soldier | © Maurice-Louis Branger / Roger-Viollet
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France - Unknown Soldier ; French Soldier Auguste Thin appointing the Unknown Soldier, with André Maginot, for the ceremonies of November 11, 1920. Douaumont (France), on November 8, 1920.

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Roger-Viollet | 1095448 | The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement). | © LAPI / Roger-Viollet
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe. Paris (VIIIth arrondissement).

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Roger-Viollet | 1295290 | The coffin of the Unknown Soldier hoisted on a Canon de 155 under the Arc de Triomphe, durnig the ceremonies of the 11th of November. Paris, Thursday 11 novembre 1920. Photograph from the French newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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The coffin of the Unknown Soldier hoisted on a Canon de 155 under the Arc de Triomphe, durnig the ceremonies of the 11th of November. Paris, Thursday 11 novembre 1920. Photograph from the French newspaper "Excelsior".

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Roger-Viollet | 1295294 | The coffin of the Unknown Soldier transfered to the Arc de Triomphe during the ceremonies of the 11th of November. Paris, Thursday 11 November 1920. Photograph from the French newspaper  Excelsior . | © Excelsior - L'Equipe / Roger-Viollet
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The coffin of the Unknown Soldier transfered to the Arc de Triomphe during the ceremonies of the 11th of November. Paris, Thursday 11 November 1920. Photograph from the French newspaper "Excelsior".

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