Mémoires de la Somme: Grande Guerre

Logo Département de la SommeThe portal Mémoires de la Somme – Archives en ligne: Grande Guerre  brings you to the joined digital collections concerning the First World War of the Archives départementales de la Somme in Amiens and the Historial de la Grande Guerre in Péronne. A section of the portal is dedicated to documents related to the First World War. You can enter a free text search using the recherche simple, and you can use the recherche avancée, an advanced search with multiple fields to look for all kind of documents. The archives portal has also separate search interfaces for civil registration records (État civil), census and recruiting records (censements), images, maps (plans), diaries (témoignages), buildings (patrimoine), books, newspapers and magazines (livres et presse). An online research guide, Rechercher dans les documents de la Grande Guerre (PDF), contains useful information about the 2,700 digitized photographs of soldiers and their daily life, 630 images of memorials in the Somme region, 75 documents on the reconstruction of the region after 1918, and two small photograph collections. Among the photographs are aerial photographs of the Somme front. The portal can only be viewed in French

Mémoires de la Somme – Archives en ligne: Grande Guerre