Monument in the shape of a belltower with in front of it a stone statue of a woman with broken chains at her feet. On the pedestal of the statue is a bronze portrait medallion of Irénée Cros.
l'ariège avx morts
de la résistance
et aux martyrs
de la déportation
monvment érigé par svbvention
dv conseil général de l'ariège
et par sovscription pvbliqve
Signed: (statue and medaillon) proszynski
Irénée Cros (Courniou, Hérault, 1887 - Foix 1943), resistance fighter, chief of the MUR Ariège, assassinated in Foix December 14, 1943. He was successively Director of Works of the city of Foix, Inspector of Technical Education, and Architect of the Département. He hHoused Allied officers and resistance fighters. His 'Nom de guerre' was 'Calmette'.
- Henri Proszynski (Pau 1887 - 1969),
French sculptor and former soldier
Location (N 42°57'50" - E 1°36'26")
Item Code: frmp057; Photograph: 2 September 2011
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