Monaco  Issued Stamps on Centenary of the First World War

\"monacoHotel Alexandra:Constructed in the same period as the Monte-Carlo Casino, the Hotel Alexandra was transformed into a military hospital during the First World War, like numerous other hotels in the region. Wounded allied soldiers were brought here.

Prince Louis II:Born in 1870, Louis II, known as the Soldier Prince, volunteered for the French army in 1914. A staff captain in the Fifth Army, he took part in the victory of the Marne. As a squadron leader, he distinguished himself at Craonne and the Chemin des Dames on 28th October 1916. In addition to the Croix de Guerre, his heroic conduct earned him promotion to Major General. Louis II left the French army on 27th June 1922 to succeed his father, Prince Albert I.

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