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Abandoned 1ID stele

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At the side of the unpaved road heading south down the hill from the Route de Coeuvres Marker The remains of a stone and mortar monument at the top of a set of stone steps originally constructed by First Infantry Division soldiers when they fought in the area in WWI.  The original version had helmets embedded in the sides and mortar tubes embedded in the top, both of which have long ago disappeared.  

Monument Text:

First Division

July 18, 1918

Commemorates:

Units:

1st Infantry Division

United States Army

Wars:

WWII

Battles:

2nd Marne

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