The African soldiers who served France
In 1939 as in 1914, France called on its empire. Tens of thousands of African citizens, organised into Regiments of Senegalese Tirailleurs, took part in the Battle of France in 1940.
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Conference given by Pascal Blanchard of the Achac Research Group, at the Chateau of Vincennes, on Thursday, 6 February 2020.
Africa, the territorial base of Free France
Understanding and documenting the engagement of the tirailleurs
Panorama of the colonial troops in the two world wars, Eric Deroo and Lieutenant-Colonel Antoine Champeaux, RHA, 271/2013
Colonised soldiers of the French empire: a historical analysis, Claire Miot, SHD
Teaching French to colonial troops in Africa, Brice Poulot, RHA
Honouring remembrance sites
Results of the 2019 Best Photograph of a Remembrance Site competition, Fondation de la Résistance