TIL Lafayette, a Frenchman who served as a General in the Revolutionary War, toasted to ‘the perpetual union of the United States. It has always saved us in times of storm; one day it will save the world.’ In 1917, an American officer gave a speech at his grave in Paris; ‘Lafayette, we are here.’ via /r/todayilearned


TIL Lafayette, a Frenchman who served as a General in the Revolutionary War, toasted to ‘the perpetual union of the United States. It has always saved us in times of storm; one day it will save the world.’ In 1917, an American officer gave a speech at his grave in Paris; ‘Lafayette, we are here.’
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