Allan in Drôme Département, Rhône-Alpes, France
On August 27th, 1944, at Allan...
Le 27 Aout 1944, a Allan...
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...
Location. 44° 29.9′ N, 4° 47.167′ E. Marker is in Allan, Rhône-Alpes, in Drôme Département. Marker is on Route de Malataverne (Rhône-Alpes Route D126A) 0.1 kilometers south of Route de Montelimar (Rhône-Alpes Route D56), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Allan, Rhône-Alpes 26780, France.
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
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2013, by David Navarre of Alexandria, Virginia. This page has been viewed 503 times since then. 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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