Allée des Grands Hommes
Following the redesign of this room in "the hall of the great men", the canons were moved in all the rooms of the museum according to their nationalities.
The 75 mm cannon is a field artillery piece of the French Army, which is one of the most famous canons of all time. It was a revolutionary concept for its time and included all the latest improvements in artillery at the end of the 19th century, namely: the use of smokeless powder, cartridgeed ammunition, ..
Emblematic figure of armored cavalry and prestigious leader, General Leclerc de Hauteclocque was loved and admired by his men. His PC truck (command post) illustrates perfectly the attachment of the soldiers of the Second Armored Division of the French Free Forces to their "Patron". During his campaigns, General Leclerc preferred to live in the middle of ...