Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun 19

Ceremonies at Cypress Hills and Flushing Cemeteries / Cérémonies aux cimetières de Cypress Hills et de Flushing

We met at Cypress Hills Cemetery on June 7, 2014 to honor the memory of 25 French Sailors who died in active service in the First World War and were buried there in 1918. These were men who had participated in convoy escort and anti-submarine warfare and died of the deadly Spanish Influenza as a …

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Jun 18

Frigate La Fayette in New York / Visite de la Frégate La Fayette à New York

The French Navy Stealth Frigate La Fayette was in New York and participated in the commemoration of D-Day organized by “The French Will Never Forget”. On June 6 a reception was held on board at the kind invitation of Captain Serge Bordarier, commander of the La Fayette. Among the guests were M. Bertrand Lortholary, Consul …

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Jun 16

D Day Commemoration 2014 “The French Will Never Forget”

The French Will Never Forget’s co-presidents and co-founders, Paul Bensabat, Patrick du Tertre, Jean-Pierre Heim and Christian Millet, offered their thoughts: “Today was a very emotional day for all of us as we were able to honor these men who fought and sacrificed their lives to give France back its freedom. We were able to …

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