Invitation in French to a Ball w/ US Soldiers in Jupille, Belgium 1945

Invitation in French to a Ball w/ US Soldiers in Jupille, Belgium 1945

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This is an invitation in printed in French, inviting a woman to a "Soiree Dansante" (Dance or Ball) to be held in Jupille, Belgium at the Tavern Allies with honored guests United States soldiers (6 officers and 100 soldiers). The ball took place on Valentines Day, Feb. 14, 1945 at 6:30pm. This piece of paper has been kept in very nice condition under protective plastic for many years. The invitation is in very nice condition and measures approximately 6" x 4 1/4"

Jupille (fully Jupille-sur-Meuse) is a former Belgian municipality. It is now a part of the city of Liège.
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This is an invitation in printed in French, inviting a woman to a "Soiree Dansante" (Dance or Ball) to be held in Jupille, Belgium with honored guests US Soldiers. The ball took place on Valentines Day, 1945 at 6:30pm. This piece of paper has been kept in very nice condition under protective plastic for many years. The invitation is in very nice condition and measures approximately 6" x 4 1/4". Below is the French printed on the card, and a rough translation of the French.

Mademoiselle,
Nous avons l'honneur de vous inviter a la
Soiree Dansante
organisee par les Americains le Mercredi 14 Fevrier 1945, a 18 h. 30 precises, a la taverne des allies, rue de l'Eglise, 32, a Jupille.
Environ 6 officiers et 100 soldats Americains rehausseront cette soiree de leur presence et nous osons esperer que vous aurez a coeur de leur manifester votre adminiration en y assistant.
L' entree est absolument gratuite et seules seront admises les personnes en possession de la presente invitation qui est personnelle.
Veuillez croire a l'expression de notre parfaite consideration.
N'oubliez pas de vous munir de la presente qui sera exigee a l'entree

The French on this card translates roughly to:

"Miss,
We are honored to invite you to the Ball.
It is organized by the Americans on Wednesday, February 14, 1945, at 6:30 pm precisely at the Tavern Allies, Church Street, 32, in Jupille (Beligium).
About 6 officers and 100 soldiers Americans will be present this evening and we hope that you will show them your heartfelt admiration by attending.
The entrance is absolutely free and only persons in possession of this invitation will be admitted.
Please believe in the expression of our highest consideration.
Remember to bring the presentation to be presented at the entrance"

Jupille (fully Jupille-sur-Meuse) is a former Belgian municipality. It is now a part of the city of Liège.

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