Monument aux morts de 1914-18
War Memorial 1914-18
Stone statue of a soldier throwing a grenade on a triangular monument with reliefs of soldiers in actions on the three sides:
1914 - MARNE: an officer with drawn sword leads his section, representing the offensive and warfare;
1916 - VERDUN: four standing soldiers, representing the unshakable will to resist;
1918 - SOMME: three soldiers supporting a wounded comrade marching to victory;
1914 - MARNE
1916 - VERDUN
1918 - SOMME
Maurice Vaury (Clermont-Ferrand 1878 - 1965), French sculptor.
Sources & Information
Ville de Clermont-Ferrand,
War Memorial (France - WWI)
Location N 45°46'46" E 3°5'32"
; Photograph: 8 September 2011
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