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Allan in Drôme Département, Rhône-Alpes, France
 

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

Le 27 Aout 1944, a Allan...

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

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...

 
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 480 times since then and 41 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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