Modern memorial near to the Eiffel

The answer for our Sunday Teaser was a modern monument “Memorial National de la Guerre d’Algerie” near to the Eiffel Tower, in memory of those who fought in the Algerian war and in Morocco and Tunisia.

No one had a guess this week but better luck for next time!

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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arc de Triomphe

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arc de Triomphe

Here you can see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, which was held not only for that man but any soldiers who lost their lives during World War II and the Great War, along with the Eternal flame which is found at the tomb.

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The Departure of the Volunteers

The Departure of the Volunteers

This statue which can be found on one of the pillars of the Arc de Triomphe is known as The Departure of the Volunteers of 1792 or for short – Marseillaise. This part of the sculpture which stands at about 13 meters tall shows the Roman goddess of war.

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Quadriga statue on the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel

Quadriga statue on the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel

A Quadriga is a chariot pulled by four horses, yet this collection of statues is in fact a copy of the original statues which were stolen by Napoleon form Austria, but after the Battle of Waterloo which was lost the statues were returned but was soon replaced by a copy of the same statues to fill the space.

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