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Military heritage

Laroque-d'Olmes (Ariège), war memorial commemorating the First World War, the Second World War, the Algerian War and the First Indochina War.<br />Detail of the statue by Paul Manaut representing 'douleur agenouillée' (grief upon its knees).<br />Peiré, Jean-François, (c)Inventaire général Région Midi-Pyrénées.

What do we mean by 'military heritage' ?

Military heritage consists of all monuments/memorials and commemorative items, the study of which enables us to analyze the processes by which we pass on knowledge about and an awareness of, our wartime past.

Vernet (Le) (Ariège),<br />Military camp during the First World War and internment camp during the Second World War.<br />Camp entrance and partial view of the huts making up district 'B'. Reproduction of a photograph from the museum of Le Vernet.<br />Roques, Patrick (reproduction) © Inventaire général Région Midi-Pyrénées.
From exile to deportation

An international symposium, 'From exile to deportation', was held in the Museum of the History of Catalonia in Barcelona between October 3rd and 6th, 2011. It was organized by El Memorial Democràtic, a centre that acts as a focus...

Photography by Raoul Berthelé, army officer and amateur photographer
1914-1918: One war, two perspectives

Exhibition at Toulouse's municipal archives, 8th November to 31st January 2009