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Allan in Drôme, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France — Western Europe

On August 27th, 1944, at Allan...

Le 27 Aout 1944, a Allan...

Le 27 Aout 1944, a Allan Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Melissa Henderson, September 10, 2013
1. Le 27 Aout 1944, a Allan Marker
The Battle of Allan, Drome, France

Le 27 Aout 1944, a Allan neuf soldats americains de la 3eme Division D'Infanterie des Etats-Unis ont donne leur vie pour la liberte

B Company, 756th Tank Battalion
1st Lt. Edgar R. Danby
Cpl. Steve Vargo
Pbt. Dual F. Dishner

L Company, 15th Infantry Regiment
T/Sgt. Donald M. Bowman
Cpl. William F. Leaman
Pfc. James T. Doolin
Pfc. James J. Lovascio
Pfc. Norval A. Monroe
Pfc. Louis Polonsky

Leur sacrifice n'est pas oublie par ceux qui passent ici aujourd'hui

On August 27th, 1944, at Allan, nine American soldiers of the U.S. Third Infantry Division gave their lives for freedom...

Their sacrifice is not forgotten by those who walk here today...

Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1944.
Location. 44° 29.9′ N, 4° 47.167′ E. Marker is in Allan, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, in Drôme. Memorial is on Route de Malataverne (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Route D126A) 0.1 kilometers south of Route
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de Montelimar (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Route D56), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 Route de Malataverne, Allan, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 26780, France. Touch for directions.
Regarding On August 27th, 1944, at Allan.... Commemorates lives lost during the fighting in Allan as described in Jeff Danby's book, "The Day of the Panzer". This took place during the retreat of the 19th German Army up the Rhone River valley in late August 1944.
Additional keywords. Operation Dragoon
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2013, by David Navarre of Alexandria, Virginia. This page has been viewed 779 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 30, 2013, by David Navarre of Alexandria, Virginia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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