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Chez l'oncle Sam

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Hidden : 10/27/2011
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Bienvenue en territoire américain, pays d'origine du geocaching.

Cette cache vous invite à découvrir le site du Blanc-Mont, ancien observatoire allemand qui vit tomber plus de 6 000 soldats américains lors de la Première Guerre Mondiale.

Tous les corps et sépultures furent ensuite réunis à Romagne /s Montfaucon (Meuse) mais un monument fut élevé ici, par le gouvernement américain, sur le lieu même des combats.

Le sommet du monument offre un très beau panorama permettant d’observer la configuration du champ de batailles ainsi que des restes de tranchées.

Pour trouver les coordonnées manquantes A et B de la cache finale :N 49°1A.9B5 / E 004°32.09A, il ne vous reste plus qu’à répondre aux questions suivantes :

WP

Quel est l’emblème de la 2nde Division dont les soldats sont honorés ici, par ce monument ?
L’aigle dans ce cas A = 0
Une tête d’indien dans ce cas A=6
Une hache dans ce cas A= 9

En quelle année a été érigé le monument ?
1919 dans ce cas B= 1
1924 dans ce cas B= 3
1930 dans ce cas B=7

Welcome into American territory, the home country of geocaching.

This cache invites you to discover the site of Blanc-Mont, an old German look-out post that saw more than 6,000 American soldiers fall during the First World War.

All corpses and tombs were afterwards gathered in Romagne /s Montfaucon (Meuse) , but a monument was raised here, by the American government, on the same site of the conflicts.

The top of the memorial offers a really beautiful panorama from which you can observe the set up of the battlefields, as well as the remains of the trenches.

To find the missing coordinates A and B of the last cache: N 49°1A.9B5 / E 004°32.09A, you just need to answer the following questions:

WP

What is the emblem of the 2nd Division, whose soldiers are honoured here, by this memorial?
If it’s the Eagle, A = 0
If it’s the head of a Native American, A = 6
If it’s an axe, A = 9

In which year was the monument erected?
If 1919, B = 1
If 1924, B = 3
If 1930, B = 7

Further clues
In the ruins of the blockhouse

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Qnaf yrf ehvarf qh oybpxunhf

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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