Bronze statue of a nude man, who is falling down. On the pedestal a palm branch with the text amicale 271 r.i. (the name of the French unit who helped liberating the Dutch province of Zeeland.
ter nagedachtenis aan de
1940 - 1945
Signed: cor v kralingen 1956 / sculpt
j.e. stöxen gieter-/leiden
The same statue is on several military cemeteries in the Netherlands and on Dutch military cemeteries in various countries.
- Cornelis J. (Cor) van Kralingen (Rotterdam 1908-1977),
beeldhouwer en schilder
Locatie (N 49°8'35" - E 2°32'19") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: frpi019; Photograph: 24 May 2011
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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