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Avenue de la Paix
(Parc de l'Ariana)

Marcel Junod

Neuchâtel 1904 - Genève 1961
Swiss doctor, Delegate and member of the International Committee of the Red Cross
Hisashi Akutagawa

Genève /  Marcel Junod   Genève /  Marcel Junod


Boulder with bronze portrait medallion, "Dr. Marcel Junod 1904-'61" and a large text plaque.


à la mémoire des victimes
des bombes atomiques
d'hiroshima et de nagasaki
hommage de genève à marcel junod
délegue du
comité international de la croix rouge
premier médecin étranger
à porter secours
aux survivants d'hiroshima

in memory of the victims
of the atomic bombs
on hiroshima and nagasaki
a tribute of geneva to marcel junod
delegate of the
international committee of the red cross
first foreign doctor
to bring relief
to the survivors in hiroshima

Signed (medaillon): J Akutagawa 1979


Inaugurated 13 September 2005. An identical portrait is placed on the 1979 monument in the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan.


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