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Montsec American Monument

| Côtes de Meuse, 55300 Montsec, France
+33 3 29 90 42 83
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Humbling experience

I was taken here by French friends who thought I should see this magnificent tribute to America's... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
S F
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Los Angeles, California
Unforgettable breathtaking experience

Approaching this memorial I felt like I appeared in another world. All those small picturesque... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
EvaF2Eva
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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| Côtes de Meuse, 55300 Montsec, France
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

I was taken here by French friends who thought I should see this magnificent tribute to America's history in WWI. It was only recently, while looking into my grandfather's past (he was an Italian soldier fighting with the American allies in France) did I realize...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Approaching this memorial I felt like I appeared in another world. All those small picturesque villages, each one with their own lovely church and of course WWI monument looked fabulously, drizzly weather gave them even mysterious hint. Building of the monument on the top of...More

2  Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Bayeux and visited Colleville for half a day. Excellent walk from the beach, through the German fortifications to the American cemetery gives a feel for what was faced on that day of days. The cemetery has been well laid out and the...More

Thank mrnature
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This a beautiful memorial to the sacrifices of the American contingent during WWI. Read the history of this hill before you go. knowing what happened here will give you a deep appreciation for the struggle for this hill. A must see if you are on...More

Thank williamg907
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I took a coach party here last week and they enjoyed it. Fantastic views, being ex serviceman myself I love going to the Battlefields and paying my respect.

Thank markjw4119
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Lovely quiet place for reflection of US valour and sacrifice in WW1. Fantastic view if surrounding area.

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This American monument dedicated to the thousands of American servicemen who loat their lives taking this heavily fortified hill from the Prussian Army in WWI. Our visit was marred by bicyclists who decided to run down the stairs on their mountain bikes--tacky!

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The monument commemorates the fallen soldiers and the actions of the US Troops around the silient of St.Mihiel, between Nancy and Verdun, in 1918, probably one of the most relevant military campaigns undertaken by the US in WWI. The place is obviously free to visit....More

Thank Carlo R
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Montsec Monument is one of several magnificent structures erected after Le Grande Guerre by the American Battle Monuments Commission in the years after WWI. It is as magnificent, as are all of the ABMC edifices in France, as anything in Washinton, DC.

Thank hadegermark
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We were seeking the St. Mihiel American Cemetery and Memorial and sent here by mistake. On the way, we realized the mistake, but decide to visit. Glad we did. There isn't much here, just a magnificent circle of columns sitting atop the only peak within...More

Thank RichDowns
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