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Belleau Wood, on the footsteps of the USMC and the 2nd Battle of the Marne from Reims

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We propose to follow the epic of USMC at Belleau Wood on June 1918 where they will win a first great victory a sacred ground for the US Marine Corps including the wood the area and the American cemetery, Hill 204 where a regiment of the 3rd US Division tried to secure the flank of the hill, the Croix Rouge Farm and the involvement of the 42nd Division, the Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and finally the crash site of Quentin Roosevelt, son of the former President of the United States of America.

09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Your Hotel or Train Station at Chateau Thierry

09:20 AM

Mares Farm

Meeting point between the French Army and the USMC on june 2nd,1918

09:40 AM

Hill 142 and Champillon

Driving on the front of the Hill and crossing Champillon to reach the road of Lucy-le-Bocage

09:50 AM

Lucy-le-Bocage

Visit the center of the Lucy-le-Bocage village and see the 2nd Division monument. Walk across the village and see the main place of the 6th Marine Regiment.

10:20 AM

Bouresches

Tour the Bouresches village. Talk about the attack on the village by the Marines, the heroic action of Captain Duncan and the Medal of Honor receiver- Lieutenant Osborne, US Navy, who is today buried in the Aisne-Marne Cemetery

11:00 AM

Belleau Wood

Walk in Belleau wood to see the remains of this battle, including foxholes and trenches.

12:00 PM

Stop for lunch

Stop for lunch at Château-Thierry

12:50 AM

Belleau village and Aisne-Marne American Cemetery

Explore Belleau village stop to the Bulldog Fountain and the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery to visit the grave of Lieutenant Osborne and the Chapel. On the wall, we can read the names of the missing Marines and Soldiers.

02:00 PM

Hill 204 and the American Federal Monument

Go to Hill 204 to see a beautiful monument and look at the panorama view to understand why it was a strategic point for the Germans and Allies. Then, tour around its interpretive center.

03:10 AM

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Fere-en-Tardennois

Visit the Oise Aisne American Cemetery and stop on the grave of the famous poet Joyce Kilmer from the 165th Infantry Regiment, 42nd Division, who was killed in action on July 30th, 1918.

04:00 AM

Crash site of Quentin Roosevelt, Jr. - Chamery

Look at the Quentin Roosevelt Fountain offered by the Roosevelt family to the village in memory of their son and to see and overview of his crash site.

04:30 AM

Croix Rouge Farm

Witness the remains of the fortified Croix Rouge Farm, occupied by the Germans and learn about the action of the 42nd Division and the offensive made by the 167th Infantry Regiment from Alabama, who lost a lot of men during this attack. Look at the monument which was dedicated in memory of their sacrifice.

Ending Point

Back to the hotel or Train station in Chateau Thierry

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What‘s included

Guiding Services

Private Transportation (including a Peugeot car - 4 seats)

Gasoline and toll fees

Bottles of water for our clients

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Personal Expenses

Souvenirs

Food, Drinks, Snacks

Tour Important Information

This tour involves a lot of walking, so make sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothes.

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I can also organize pilgrimage tour if you have a relative who fought or buried in my area.

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