Cypress Hills cemetery ceremony
Breizh Amerika participated in a ceremony at Cypress Hills cemetery to honor 25 French sailors (18 of whom were of Breton descent) who died in NY Harbor in 1918 during World War I.
The sailors were serving on French war vessels la Marseillaise, le Montcalm, and la Glorie when they were victims of the Spanish Flu a few weeks before the Armistice.
Also Le Souvenir Francais - USA, the association of Anciens Combattants Francais de New York, New York State Division of Veterans'Affairs, M. le Vice-Consul of France in New York ( Consulat général de France à New York ) participated in this moving ceremony.
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