Gilded statue of an American Indian holding an eagle - the symbols of America - on a octagonal column, standing in the center of a round basin. Around the column are four reliefs depicting allegorical figures representing the four principal divisions of the SOS (Services of Supply) organization: construction, distribution, procurement, administration and in the lower part eight coats of arms of French cities where important installations of the SOS were located: Tours, Brest, Saint-Nazaire, Le Mans, Is-sur-Tille, Nevers, Neufchateau, and Bordeaux.
Around the basin:
erected by the united states of america in grateful recognition of the achievements of the services of supply american expeditionary forces 1917-1918
érigé par les états-unis d'amérique en reconnaissance de l'oeuvre accomplie par les services de l'arrière des froces expéditionnaires américaines 1917-1918
american battle monuments commission
arthur loomis harmon architect
The SOS headquarters was in Tours.
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