Interview Vice-Admiral Christopher W. Grady, US Sixth Fleet Commander

Interview of Vice-Admiral Christopher W. Grady (USN), U.S. Sixth Fleet Commander at that time, by Florent Plana. At Villefranche-sur-Mer (France) in January 2017, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Sixth Fleet's departure, Vice-Admiral Grady tells us the importance of this event, which represents the historical links between Villefranche and the Sixth Fleet, [...]

By |2022-01-17T17:35:12+01:001 December 2021|Commemoration, Event, history, Memories, Navires, Sailors, Ships, Videos|

Interview Philip A. Dur, US Sixth Fleet Veteran

Interview of Philip A. Dur, Rear Admiral US Navy Ret., filmed by Florent Plana on an original music of Baptiste Leblanc. At Villefranche-sur-Mer (France) in January 2017, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Sixth Fleet's departure, Florent Plana interviewed Philip Dur who shared his recollection of his time in Villefranche between 1965 [...]

By |2022-01-17T17:34:01+01:0031 March 2021|Commemoration, history, Memories, Mom Germaine, Navires, Photos, Sailors, Ships, Videos|

4 July 2019 at Villefranche-sur-Mer: the movie

Independence Day - 4 July 2019 ! Full HD video clip produced by Lucas Bosc on the music Ooh Poo Pah Doo sung by James Andrews. Villefranche-sur-Mer celebrates like each year the Independence Day on 4th July 2019 ! Dance, music, Jeeps, Pin-up…. The whole Town is dressed in American style ! And this [...]

By |2019-08-18T17:31:21+02:0018 August 2019|Actualités, Commemoration, Event, News, Videos|

Exhibition “Letters to Germaine”

Don't miss the 2 exhibitions at Villefranche-sur-Mer on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Mom Germaine's passing Posters created by Louis Cardelli offered to the Association Les Américains et la 6e Flotte à Villefranche-sur-Mer

Independence Day 4 July 2019

We are delighted to announce the program for the 4th of July: From 4-6 p.m. in the streets of Villefranche: Jeeps and Pin-Up Parade From 6.30-10.30 p.m. on the square Amélie Pollonais: - So Nice Pin-up Show - Demonstration of rock'n'roll and country dancing by Hippocampe and American Danse Country Associations - New Orleans Jazz Concert [...]

By |2019-06-24T18:44:31+02:0024 June 2019|Actualités, Commemoration, Event, News|

Souvenir Book – The U.S. Sixth Fleet Returns To Villefranche-sur-Mer

Click on the link below or on the book cover to look through the pages of this magnificent work: SOUVENIR BOOK This book, which can be leafed through, like a family photo album, records the 2017 ceremonies of the 50th anniversary of the Sixth Fleet leaving Villefranche-sur-Mer. First of all, it includes forewords by the Commander [...]

By |2019-11-25T22:12:56+01:0027 October 2017|Actualités, Boutique, Commemoration, Event, News, Photos, Tribute|


HAPPY 4TH JULY IN VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER! The So Nice Pin-Ups put on their show on the Jeeps of Azur Liberty Jeep across the town to the music and songs of the famous trio, Boogie Cherry! A panel, created by our Association, was placed beside the anchor, symbol of the Franco-American friendship between Villefranche and [...]

By |2019-11-25T22:17:12+01:0013 October 2017|Actualités, Commemoration, Event, News, Photos|

Our association

Our association collects any documents… Photos, videos, testimonies, artifacts related to the American presence in Villefranche-sur- Mer with the aim of preserving and passing on this inheritance to the young generations through various media and cultural events.


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