Monday’s Monument: Tree of Hope, Marseille, France

Monday’s Monument: Tree of Hope, Marseille, France

L’arbre de l’espérance sculpture stands at the main entrance to the 26th centennial park in Marseille and was unveiled in 2000 as part of the 2,600 anniversary of the foundation of the city. 350,000 people of all faiths and none, native to Marseille or immigrants...
Monday’s Monument: Monument aux Morts,  Gentioux, France

Monday’s Monument: Monument aux Morts, Gentioux, France

Erected in 1922, below the column which lists the name of the fallen of World War I, stands an orphan in bronze pointing to an inscription ‘Maudite soit la guerre’ (war be damned, or cursed be war.) Feelings ran so high that the memorial was not officially inaugurated...