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I include this statue from Luneville to illustrate how you can tell if a war hero died in battle or in bed. If the horse is rearing the rider died in battle. If the horse has all four feet on the ground the rider died in bed.
Nancy

July 20th 2012
When people talk about the eastern part of France, territory long disputed with Germany called Alsace and Lorraine, you often hear about Strasburg which is a wonderful city. Christian's sister, however, lives in Nancy so it is here that we spent four lovely days in early June. We did some walking around and wanted to share some of the things we found. King Stanislaw (Stanislas in French) of Po ... read more
Europe » France » Lorraine

French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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