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Le Monument des Quatre Braves

The Four Braves Monument

Commemorating the liberation of Periers by the American soldiers of the 90th US Infantry Division
Patrick Cottencin
2000

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Description

Sculpture group made of bronze reinforced synthetic resin with a bright blue accent paint, showing the Four Braves, three soldiers from the 90th US Infantry Division (Andrew Speese, Richard Richtman, Virgil Tangborn) and one from the 712th Tank Bataillon (Tullio Micaloni).

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  1. Private 2nd Class Andrew J. Speese III, born Philadelphia 1912, killed Le Plessis-Lastelle 7 July 1944 (Association Normandy 44 - 90th division).
  2. Private 2nd Class Richard E. Richtman, born Minneapolis 1924, killed Périers 26 July 1944. (Association Normandy 44 - 90th division).
  3. Private 1st Class Virgil J. Tangborn, born Schleswig, Iowa, killed Amfreville 14 June 1944. (Association Normandy 44 - 90th division).
  4. Sergeant Tullio Micaloni, born Oneida, Penn., 1913, killed 16 July 1944. (Association Normandy 44 - 90th division).

Inscription(s)

Tullio MICALONI       9 avril 1913 - 26 juil 1944
Richard Edmund RICHTMAN       26 nov 1924 - 26 juil 1944
Andrew Jackson SPEESE III       10 aout 1912 - 6 juil 1944
Virgil John TANGBORN       23 mai 1920 - 14 juin 1944

90th US INFANTRY DIVISION
TOUGH OMBRES

periers 27th july 1944 - 4 june 2000
monument erige par souscription _ "normandy_ '44 90e division us"
sculpteur patrick cottencin

Périers - Le Monument des Quatre Braves

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Cottencin, Patrick
  • D-Day Monument
  • Micaloni, Tullio
  • Richtman, Richard E.
  • Soldier
  • Speese III, Andrew J.
  • Statue (four men)
  • Tangborn, Virgil J.
  • War Memorial (France - WWII)
  • Location (N 49°11'8" - W 1°24'32")

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