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France
Laon
Aisne

Picardie

Avenue Gambetta
(Square Rhin et Danube)

Jean de Lattre de Tassigny

Mouilleron-en-Pareds 1889 - Paris 1952
French military hero of World War II and commander in the First Indochina War
(Wikipedia)
Pierre Turin
date?

Laon /  Jean de Lattre de Tassigny   Laon /  Jean de Lattre de Tassigny

Description

Wall with relief coat of arms and a plaque with bronze relief portrait of De Lattre de Tassigny.

Inscription(s)

On the wall:

premiere armee française

rhin et danube

soldats vainqueurs vos enfants apprendront
la nouvelle epopee que vous doit la patrie
berlin le 9 mai 1945       jean de lattre
Below the portrait relief:

JEAN DE LATTRE
DE TASSIGNY

marechal de france

ne pas subir

Signed (medaillon): Pierre TURIN

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°33'59" - E 3°37'50")

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