Saint-Mihiel Salient


Guided visit

Saint-Mihiel Salient


        After the strategic move of the 8th french CA from Saint-Mihiel to Saint-Ménéhoulde the 24th of september 1914, the third bavarois CA set up his bridgehead in Chauvoncourt, the fort of the Camps des Romans fell the 25th of september. During 4 years violents fightings took place in the sector.

       In 1915, the bois d'Ailly and the bois brûlé have a sinister record of number of death .The german soldiers spoke of "Hell of the bois d'Ailly".

       The 13th of september 1918, the Saint-Mihiel region was released after the victorious attack of the  french and the american armed forces, under General Pershing. 





Guided visit all years on reservation only

Price list on request

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