This grassroots initiative met with immediate enthusiasm from French associations and organizations throughout the United States and France.
One of them particularly worth mentioning is Les Fleurs de la Memoire (The Flowers of Memory), which was created three years ago and already counts several thousand French families among its membership.
The organization's sole mission, to which members commit in writing, is that at least once a year during their lifetime and that of their children they will lay a flower on the grave of an American fallen in France.
9/11 - 10 year anniversary
commemoration in Paris
2500 people human chain
in Omaha Beach
60511 roses laid out on all the graves of
US soldiers fallen in France
Washington, D. C., November 7, 1942 White House news release. In connection with current military operations in French North Africa, the President has broadcasted by radio to the French people, the following me
President Roosevelt : " No two Nations exist which are more united by historic and mutually friendly ties than the people of France and the United States. ".