Monday, November 11, on the occasion of the 101st anniversary of the 1918 Armistice, the end of the First World War Monument to soldiers who died abroad is inaugurated. One of the highlights of the ceremony. The journalist Alexandre Le Quéré was on site. Before this inauguration, the program is more classical for President Emmanuel Macron: Flower deposit at 10:40 in front of the statue of Georges Clemenceau on the Champs-Elysées and walk to the Arc de Triomphe to revive the laziness of the soldier According to tradition, at 11 o’clock unknown
After lunch with veterans’ associations, the President inaugurates the new monument at 15:45. The memorial is dedicated to soldiers who have died abroad and is located in the Parc André-Citroën. There are 549 names of missing soldiers on the wall nearby. The sculpture depicts six soldiers carrying an invisible casket.