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Parish Life presents: "Over There: Voices and Volunteers in World War One"

Parish Life presents:

Over There: Voices and Volunteers

in World War One

6:30pm Friday June 2, 2017
The American Cathedral, 23 Avenue George V, Paris 75008


  • "Introduction to the exhibit Bearing the Torch: American Volunteers in the First World War", by Cathedral Chancellor David McGovern
  • "Cathedral members among the American volunteers 1914-17" by Ellen Hampton, historian and cathedral member
  • "What the United States brought to the war" by Gerald Lowe, American Battle Monuments Commission deputy director

Music from the First World War: Introduction by Mark Caroll

Audience singalong and performance

Over There; Goodbye Broadway, Hello France; I Didn’t Raise My Boy to be a Slacker; Oh How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning; How Ya Gonna Keep ‘Em Down on the Farm (After They’ve Seen Paree)?; Pack up Your Troubles, and more…

Accompaniment:  Zach Ullery

Singers:  Adam Alexander, Amelia Berridge, Mark Carroll, Lexie Kendrick

Followed by a cocktail

Tickets 10 euros (5 euros for Under 18 years old)