Monday, May 29th, 2017

Memorial Day at the Meuse-Argonne Cemetery

Unless one has a completely cold heart, it is difficult not to feel overwhelmed by what the Bucknellians in World War I group encountered today in what was an emotionally overwhelming series of visits to places of memory and remembrance. We ended our day emotionally exhausted and physically tired, with the fortune of our good hosts at the wonderful Le Cheval Rouge hotel in Sainte-MĂ©nehould to help us recover over a dinner of camaraderie, lots of water, and profiteroles. As others have noted, we began our day at the Meuse-Argonne Cemetery, where we observed the Memorial Day ceremonies. Speeches, taps, […]

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