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The 1916 exhibition: the World and total war

From Friday 11 to Friday 18 November 2016

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From Friday 11 to Friday 18 November 2016
The 1916 exhibition: the World and total war
The exhibition attempts to show the public the daily life of the time, through the children and women engaged as nurses. The school, republican institution par excellence, is the mirror of society at war. The health service in armies and medical care development in 1916 to support the millions of wounded soldiers. From the military point of view, the battle of equipment accelerates, mobilizing the industry and the economy's total to produce weapons. Thus, the losses (disappeared, casualties) will not count million, which will mark forever this martyrdom generation. The Sedan still under occupation by the German army and try to survive despite the hardships.
 
Information: City Museum Sedan
Tel: 03 24 56 93 27 / museum-News @ mairie- sedan.fr
By appointment for school groups: 03 24 26 85 70 / educ.patrimoine@ville-sedan.fr
 
From Friday 11 to Friday, November 18, 2016
Hours :
 
Friday 11: 11h-12h / 14h-18h
Saturday 12, Sunday 13: 10h-12h / 14h-17h
Monday 14 to Friday 18: 14h-17h
Treasure Room, Castle of Sedan, access from the courtyard
Free entry
 
Exhibition organized by the Municipal Museum of Sedan (Heritage Department, City of Sedan).
 
Demonstrations of the city of Sedan were labeled by the Mission Centenary for the year 2016.
 
collections on display:
 
Municipal Museum Sedan, City Archives
Ardenne Museum
Association Le Miroir
special collections
Panels ( "Being a woman in 14-18," "Father, mother, child, family in the Great War", "Economy, total war, economic resources in the Great War") written by the Museum of the Great War (Peronne, Somme), in partnership with the Somme 3 Vallées, with support from the European fund INTERREG IVA 2 Seas in the "Great War" project.
 
Individuals and groups:
guided tour of the exhibition, workshop-discovery of objects and 14-18 documents, activities for young people.
 
Forecast:
 
Guided tour of the exhibition by reservation for school groups organized by the Heritage Department, city of art and history.
 
Information: City Museum Sedan
Tel: 03 24 56 93 27 / museum-News @ mairie- sedan.fr
By appointment for school groups: 03 24 26 85 70 / educ.patrimoine@ville-sedan.fr
 
Photos: nurse photo, baby postcard "hairy seed 'City Museum collection of Sedan

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