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American Entry into WW1 Colonnade

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Details:

At the pedestrian crosswalk intersection to the promenade.

Commemorative Object


Description:††An inscribed marble entryway supported by marble columns; a roadway sized memorial.

 

The memorial remembers the entry of the United States into World War 1 and the renaming of a portion of the seaside promenade after the United States.

 

Monument Text:

The text is written in French and reads:

 

VILLE DE NICE

 

POUR COMMEMORE LA DECISION PRISE PAR LA REPUBLIQUE DES ETATS UNIS

SUR Lí INITIATIVE DU PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON

DE PARTICIPER AU CONFLIT MONDIAL DE LA CIVILSATION CONTRE LA BARBARIE

LE CONSEIL MUNICIPAL DE NICE REUNI LE 30 AVRIL 1917 SOUS LA PRECIDENCE DE M LE GENERAL F COIRAN MAIRE

A DECIDE D APPELER L AVENIR LE QUAI DU MIDI

 

QUAI DE ETATS UNIS

 

The translation is:

 

CITY OF NICE

 

TO COMMEMORATE THE DECISION††BY THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNITED STATES

ON THE INITIATIVE OF PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON

TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORLD CONFLICT OF CIVILIZATION AGAINST BARBERISM

THE NICE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL MEETING ON 30 APRIL 1917 UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF GENERAL F COIRAN MAYOR

DECIDED TO CALL THE FUTURE THE QUAI DU MIDI

QUAI OF THE UNITED STATES†

 

QUAI OF THE UNITED STATES

Commemorates:

Units:

United States Air Force

United States Army

United States Marine Corps

United States Navy

US Army Air Service

Wars:

WWI

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