Souilly Marker


On the outside of the town hall of Souilly (Meuse, France) is a bronze tablet identifying this building as the headquarters of the American First Army towards the end of World War I. Inscribed in French and English is the following:

Headquarters of the American First Army

occupied this building from September 21, 1918

to the end of hostilities, and from here

conducted the Meuse-Argonne Offensive,

one of the greatest operations of the world war.

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