La Rochelle in American colors
In June 2018, an exhibition “La Rochelle at American time, 1917- 1919” initiated and implemented by the archives department of the La Rochelle presented a preview at the “Maison du Port”. Retracing the landing of American troops in the port of La Rochelle – Pallice in the autumn of 1917 until their departure in June 1919. In fact, La Rochelle was used as a rear base for the American troops: in addition to the soldiers, fuel, food and various materials passed through the port of La Pallice. Thanks to this exhibition, we can know more about the implementation and the discovery of American way of life.