The Chaumont Marker includes inscribed text.

Chaumont Marker - AEF Headquarters

Overview

The World War I Chaumont Marker is a bronze plaque located at the entrance to Damremont Barracks in Chaumont, France. It signifies the location of the general headquarters of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) of World War I commanded by General John J. Pershing. Its inscription in French and English reads as follows:

General headquarters of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during the World War occupied the building of the Caserne Damremont from September 1, 1917 to July 11, 1919 and from here directed the activities of more than two million American soldiers

Location
France

Visiting Hours

The marker is to the left of the main gate at the Ecole de Gendarmerie de Chaumont, located on the outside of the building.

Contact Us

The Chaumont Marker - AEF Headquarters is managed and maintained by staff at Epinal American Cemetery. Please direct queries about Chaumont Marker - AEF Headquarters to the cemetery.

Epinal American Cemetery
385, rue de la Rondenolle
88000
Dinozé
France
tel Phone: +33 (0)3 29 82 04 75

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