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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 [...]

Interview Thomas G. Lilly, US Sixth Fleet Veteran

Moving video of Thomas G. Lilly, 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 Thomas Lilly who shared his recollection of his time in Villefranche between [...]

By |2021-03-13T16:29:46+01:0013 March 2021|Actualités, Bloody Mary, history, Memories, Mom Germaine, Navires, News, Photos, Sailors, Ships, Videos|

2021 PROJECTS

ONGOING Editing and subtitling of the filmed interviews (filmed in January 2017) for use in schools, integration into the web documentary, the virtual museum and later in the Museum Improving the website: use the services of a professional Webmaster to facilitate the creation of articles and communication via our website; Development of the free audio-guide Villefranche-sur-Mer [...]

By |2020-11-23T19:39:35+01:0023 November 2020|Actualités, News|

Free audioguide!

Visit the quay and the streets of the Old Town of Villefranche-sur-Mer in the footsteps of the U.S. Sixth Fleet sailors thanks to our free audioguide. Download the free application IZITRAVEL on your smartphone or pad then search Villefranche-sur-Mer or scan the qr_code Choose your language then click on listen to the audio. During the whole [...]

2020 Projects

OUR PROJECTS FOR 2020 ACCOMPLISHED PROJECTS - Participation in the Naval Flower Battle on 24 February: in partnership with the Boatmen Association of Villefranche-sur-Mer; - Travelling Historical Trail in France: Completed the panels for the permanent exhibition, "Once Upon a time the US Navy and Villefranche-sur-Mer" for the travelling exhibition in the secondary schools of the [...]

By |2020-03-27T17:04:04+01:0027 March 2020|Actualités, News|

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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