Le Bois Chenu, the "Oak Wood",
visible to the southwest from Jeanne's home in Domremy.
The Basilique was built in this wood near the river
where Jeanne heard voices for the first time.


A pageant depicting Jeanne in armor at Orleans,
put on in front of the Basilique at Bois Chenu,
by the Y.M.C.A. on 15 September 1918.

Interior of the Basilique at Bois Chenu,
15 September 1918.

French & American soldiers at altar,
the Basilique at Bois Chenu, 15 September 1918.

French & American soldiers at the altar,
Basilique at Bois Chenu,
15 September 1918.


Photographs in this section
from The History of Base Hospital No. 4.
courtesy of Therry Schwartz.






The five wall panels
in the Basilique at Bois Chenu,
depicting events in the life of Jeanne d'Arc.
courtesy of
Rik Scherpenberg,
President, War Relics Archives



At Domremy


Before the Dauphin at Chinon


Entering Orleans


The King's Coronation at Reims


Burned at the stake at Rouen, 1431