Saturday, April 27, 2013

21 Rue Raynouard

AFS HQ.  In the summer of 1916, the Field Service finally freed itself from the constraints of its mother organization, the American Ambulance, moving from cramped quarters at the Lycée Pasteur in Neuilly to the spacious grounds of 21 Rue Raynouard, in the Passy section of Paris.   This boasted a "château" manor house, a Swiss chalet (the infirmary), underground caves, an ample space under the chestnut grove to set up tents and store ambulances....


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