Ste-Anne-D’Auray war memorial
The Bretons suffered huge losses in WWI, with a casualty rate of 21.9% of conscripts, way above the French national average.
Every war memorial in every town in Brittany demonstrates this sad loss.
Time to reflect on Armistice Day
The theory is that Bretons were disadvantaged as most still only spoke their local language and not French, spoken by most of the commanding officers.
The amazing War Memorial at Ste-Anne-D’Auray in the grounds of the cathedral bears witness.
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