Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1841/00/00 Fort Mont-Valerien is constructed.
1871/01/17 The armistice signed by the Government of National Defense with Otto von Bismarck, allows the Germans to occupy the Fort Mont-Valerien in exchange for shipments of food into the starving city. Franco-Prussian War
1898/01/10 January 10-11, Esterhazy is brought to trial and is quickly unanimously acquitted by the Court-martial. Col Picquart is indicted for revealing military secrets to civilians and is put under arrest at the Mont-Valerien military prison. Dreyfus Affair
1898/08/30 French Army intelligence, Colonel Henry of is confined in the prison of Mont-Valerien. Dreyfus Affair
1898/08/30 August 30-31, Henry confesses his perjuries against Dreyfus to Cavaignac. He is interned at the military prison, Mont-Valerien, where he commits suicide by slashing his throat with a razor. Dreyfus Affair
1898/08/31 Colonel Henry kills himself by cuts his throat with a razor. Dreyfus Affair
1941/00/00 Nazi occupiers of Paris bring prisoners, mostly members of the French Resistance, to Fort Mont-Valerien and confine them in a disused chapel. 1,014 men were executed by the Wehrmacht at Mont-Valerien between 1941 and 1944.
1945/06/18 Charles de Gaulle In a public ceremony, Charles de Gaulle dedicates Fort Mont-Valerien a national memorial.

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Particulars for Fort Mont-Valerien:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Category for Historic Use Defense
Life Foreign Occupation
Structure Type Fortification
Area of Significance Military
Era Nazi Occupation
Sight Category Structure
Motif War
Historic Event World War II

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