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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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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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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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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Known as the full name of Memorial National de la Guerre d’Algerie et des combats du Maroc et de la Tunisie, here you can see in the photo all three LED monuments showing the names of soldiers and with wreaths at the bottom to remember them.
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A close up of the right hand monument with red coloured LEDs to represent the sun of Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, in memory of those who lost their lives.
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