Saturday, October 12, 2013

Calais - Stèle aux fusillés de la citadelle

En hommage aux militaires français qui ont combattu pour la défense de Calais
en mai 1940 et pour laquelle plus de 300 d'entre-eux sont morts.


In Grateful memory of the 19 officers and 185 warrant officers ncos'  and men of the Kings Royal Rifle Corps, the Rifle Brigade and Queen Victoria Rifles who fell in the defense of Calais 23-26 may 1940.
This temporary memorial was unveiled by major general Erskine
during a simple ceremony of remembrance held near this spot on 26 may 1945.

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