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Saint-Flour
Cantal

Auvergne

Allée Georges Pompidou / Cours Spy des Termes

Monument de la Résistance 1944

Monument for the Resistance 1944

Raymond Coulon
1947

Saint-Flour /  Monument de la Résistance 1944   Saint-Flour /  Monument de la Résistance 1944

Description

Stele with a white stone relief of a doctor supporting a wounded man, with the date 1944. The stale is placed between two wall of black stones. On the back side of the monument there are two white stone reliefs the first of a doctor and a woman wich child, and the second of a man and wife at a grave. Both reliefs have some names below.

Inscription(s)

AVX HEROS
DE LA
RESISTANCE

On the black walls lists of victims with inscription:

au docteur mallet
a ses fils
aux fusilles de l'art
de st flour

Signed: (front relief) r. coulon
(reliefs on the back): C or RC (black wall): Raymond coulon / Sculpteur / Pierre Petit / architecte / 1947
Emile Tranchet / entrepeneur

Annotation

The monument is especially for resistance here Dr. Louis Mallet (1889-1944) and his two sons Étienne and Pierrot (16 years, shot in Soubizergues in 1944)

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 45°1'58" E 3°5'18"

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