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Bayeux in Calvados Département, Basse-Normandie, France — Lower Normandy (Atlantic Coast)
 

Mémorial de l'arrivée du général de Gaulle à Bayeux

Memorial to the arrival of General de Gaulle in Bayeux

 
 
Mémorial de l'arrivée du général de Gaulle à Bayeux Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 3, 2015
1. Mémorial de l'arrivée du général de Gaulle à Bayeux Marker
Inscription.
6 juin D-Day
14 juin 1944

 
Erected 1946.
 
Location. 49° 16.948′ N, 0° 43.151′ W. Marker is in Bayeux, Basse-Normandie, in Calvados Département. Marker is on Rond-Point Vaucelles (Route D613), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bayeux, Basse-Normandie 14400, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Alain, Jean and Guillaume Chartier (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); L'Esplanade Flachat (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Le Doyen du Chapitre (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); 50th Northumbrian Division Memorial (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Le palais Episcopal (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Les Abords du Chevet de la Cathédrale (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Un édifice du Xe siècle (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Le Rempart Gallo-Roman (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bayeux.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Mémorial de l'arrivée du général de Gaulle à Bayeux Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 3, 2015
2. Mémorial de l'arrivée du général de Gaulle à Bayeux Marker
East Face
Mémorial de l'arrivée du général de Gaulle à Bayeux Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 3, 2015
3. Mémorial de l'arrivée du général de Gaulle à Bayeux Marker
West Face
Center piece of the memorial image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 3, 2015
4. Center piece of the memorial
This work, by Raoul Lamourdedieu, is titled:
L'arrivée du général de Gaulle à Bayeux le 14 juin 1944
The ornate post immediately in front of the camera was intended as an eternal flame, but it was not lit when this photograph was taken.
Memorial architects listed on the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 3, 2015
5. Memorial architects listed on the marker.
Hallier père et fils architectes
Arretché et Carpentier architectes conseil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 28, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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