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Monument des fusillés 1944

Monument to the Executed 1944

Monument des Evianais
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Douvaine /  Monument des fusillés 1944   Douvaine /  Monument des fusillés 1944

Description

Stele with a relief of a mourning woman with child.

Inscription(s)

A
LA MEMOIRE
des EVIANAIS
lachement
assassines par
les allemands
le 19 juillet 1944

bonopera mario
gaillard ernest
roussey raymond
roussey yves


ce monument
a ete eleve par souscription

les comites de liberation
de douvaine et de loisin

Sculptor

Annotation

In 1944, a group of guerrillas attacked a German convoy. A few days later, in retaliation, four young Eviannais imprisoned by the Germans in Hotel Pax in Annemasse were brought to the place of the ambush and executed.

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Location (N 46°17'42" - E 6°18'27")

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Item Code: frra010; Photograph: 4 June 2013
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