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Marlenheim
Bas-Rhin

Alsace

Place de la Liberté

Jeanne d'Arc équestre - Monument aux morts

Joan of Arc - War memorial

Saint Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc), The Maid of Orléans (ca. 1412 - 1431)
national heroine of France, beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War
(Wikipedia)
Emile Roy
1923/1948

Marlenheim /  Jeanne d'Arc équestre - Monument aux morts   Marlenheim /  Jeanne d'Arc équestre - Monument aux morts

Description

Cast-iron statue of Jeanne d'Arc as a virgin warrior in armour, with her left hand she holds a standard
This is model K of the Vaucouleurs factory.

Inscription(s)

aux
enfants de
marlenheim
victimes
des guerres
1914 - 1918
1939 - 1945
inauguré le 5.9.1948
par mr. r. paira préfet du bas-rhin
sous me r. klein - maire

Signed:

Union artistique
de Vaucouleurs (Meuse)

(pedestal) a. auscher / wasselonne

Annotation

Inaugurated in 1923, destroyed during World War II and replaced by an identical copy in 1948.

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

War memorial - list of names

We have photos of the list(s) of victims on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°37'18" E 7°29'25"

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