Our projects in 2022

IN PROGRESS Sixth Fleet Book of Memories: online book based on the memories of the Sixth Fleet in Villefranche-sur-Mer transmitted by veterans, their families and the local population. This project is led by Philip Roberts, former officer who served aboard the USS Des Moines Communication: Development of the free audio guide Villefranche-sur-Mer and the US Sixth [...]

By |2022-01-23T22:57:26+01:0023 January 2022|Actualités, Event, Exhibition, Exposition, News, Projects|

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|

Celebrating Independence Day 4 July 2021

On July 4th, 2021, we celebrated Independence Day! A beautiful evening in which 35 people (members and guests) participated.  Also present was Mr. Robert Bojanovich, deputy mayor, representing the mayor of Villefranche. Arriving from the United States a few days earlier, John Gaunt, former officer of the USS Springfield CLG-7 (1966-67) and his friend Penelope Carroll [...]

By |2021-08-14T17:32:43+02:0014 August 2021|Actualités, Event, News, Photos, Reunion|

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|

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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