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French Village Finds Messages from WWI-Era US Soldiers

Posted by Jean-Yves on Mar 13, 2018

A resident of the small French village of Charmoy discovered mysterious messages written in English on the walls of his house. After years of research, he discovered that the messages were written by US soldiers 100 years ago during World War I.

While stripping the paint from a chimney in a holiday home that he had just bought in the town of Charmoy in 2002, Olivier Claudon discovered a cryptic message: “Sergeant W.D. Whittet. 2275 Church Street. Grass Valley. California USA”.

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