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A visit to the cathedral, to Mumm's champagne winery, and to the Musée de la Reddition with mementos of World War II,
including the table where the act of unconditional surrender of the Germans was signed on 7 May 1945.


22 October 2008
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The Notre Dame Cathedral
The Notre Dame Cathedral
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Site of the reconciliation of De Gaulle and Adenauer (1962)
Site of the reconciliation of De Gaulle and Adenauer (1962)
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Original and copy of the Queen of Saba
Copy and original of the head of Ulysses
Copy and original of the head of Ulysses
Three windows by Marc Chagall (1974)
Three windows by Marc Chagall (1974)
t1%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f105849047.sdYN5bZW.jpg Rockefeller helped fund the cathedral's reconstruction
Rockefeller helped fund the cathedral's reconstruction
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The Angel who Smiles is undergoing renovation
Lunch of chicken tajine and couscous
Lunch of chicken tajine and couscous
A pedestrian street in Reims
A pedestrian street in Reims
Inquiring about champagne wineries
Inquiring about champagne wineries
t1%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f105849130.GKlIfDBX.jpg An ancient wine press
An ancient wine press
The reception room at Mumm's winery
The reception room at Mumm's winery
with multiple TVs
with multiple TVs
and displays of the champagne
and displays of the champagne
t1%2f96%2f463296%2f4%2f105849197.45Qci0tL.jpg Sediment being collected
Sediment being collected
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A book dated 1827 is kept in the cellar
Samples of all vintages are kept
Samples of all vintages are kept
Different bottle sizes
Different bottle sizes
Finally, sampling Mumm's brut champagne
Finally, sampling Mumm's "brut" champagne
The Museum of the Surrender (La Reddition)
The Museum of the Surrender (La Reddition)
The actual table where the surrender was signed
The actual table where the surrender was signed
Allied and German  military officers
Allied and German military officers
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Memories of the Resistance
Memories of the Resistance