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Chaumont

(shōmōN`), town (1990 pop. 28,900), capital of Haute-Marne dept., NE France, in Champagne, at the confluence of the Marne and Saize rivers. It is a railroad and light industrial center. Iron is mined nearby. The Treaty of Chaumont, signed on Mar. 1, 1814, by England, Russia, Prussia, and Austria, laid the foundation for the Holy AllianceHoly Alliance,
1815, agreement among the emperors of Russia and Austria and the king of Prussia, signed on Sept. 26. It was quite distinct from the Quadruple Alliance (Quintuple, after the admission of France) of Great Britain, Russia, Austria, and Prussia, arrived at first in
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They also pointed to Christedes' experience in the nine months she served in General John Pershing's headquarters in Chaumont, France, where she recalled that her conduct was once subject to court martial.
Caption: American "Hello Girls" operating telephone switchboards in Chaumont, France, during the war.
This structure was an overlapping and mutually supporting intelligence system that stretched from the AEF Headquarters in Chaumont, France to the front lines of the war.
After World War II ended, he went on to command the 48th Fighter-Bomber Wing in Chaumont, France, in 1955-1956, and then was chief of staff for U.
Cobb reported to the CWS in October of 1918 and was sent to the Allied Expeditionary Forces Headquarters in Chaumont, France.