a memorial for all wars: the Polynational War Memorial
 

The Braves - Les Braves

Type: Physical memorial
Location: St-Laurent-sur-Mer
Country: France
Creator: Anilore Banon
Dedication year: 2004

Added: 9/6/2009 7:36:16 PM
Updated: 10/18/2010 10:45:53 PM

The Braves - Les Braves
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The Braves - Les Braves
License: © | By: Jon Brunberg | | enlarge
The Braves - Les Braves
License: © | By: Jon Brunberg | | enlarge
The Braves - Les Braves
License: © | By: Jon Brunberg | | enlarge
The Braves - Les Braves
License: © | By: Jon Brunberg | | enlarge
The Braves - Les Braves
License: © | By: Jon Brunberg | | enlarge
The Braves - Les Braves
License: © | By: Jon Brunberg | | enlarge
The Braves - Les Braves
The location of Les Braves.

This memorial stands on the beach known as Omaha Beach in the village St. Laurent-sur-Mer in Normandy, France and commemorates the soldiers that fell on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, June6, 1944. The memorial was dedicated on June 5 2004, for the 60th anniversary of the invasion.

 

Part of the series ''D-Day Memorialization''

A series of articles that explores memorials, museums and cemeteries of Normandy. All articles.

Memorials

• Caen Mémorial
• The American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer
• The Braves - Les Braves
• La Cambe German war cemetery
• British Cemetery and Memorial in Bayeux

Editorials

• New series: Memorialization at the D-Day beaches

Features

• Le Mémorial in Caen - Narratives of War and Peace
• Contrasting impressions on Omaha Beach

 

POSTED BY JON BRUNBERG ON 9/6/2009 7:36:16 PM

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