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Roseau, St George, Dominica
 

Glory to the French from Dominica

 
 
Glory to the French from Dominica Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 13, 2016
1. Glory to the French from Dominica Marker
Inscription.
Glory
to the French
who lost their lives
in the years of resistance

1941-1945

Honneur
aux Francais tombes
dans la resistance

 
Location. 15° 17.778′ N, 61° 23.203′ W. Marker is in Roseau, St George. Marker is on Dame Mary Eugenia Charles Boulevard. Touch for map. The marker is in a small park just to the west of the Fort Young Hotel.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World Wars Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Neg Mawon Emancipation Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnegie Library of Roseau (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Cecil E. A. Rawle (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Edward Oliver Le Blanc (approx. 7.9 kilometers away in St Paul).
 
Regarding Glory to the French from Dominica. Dominica was the main base for French war refugees who escaped to join General Charles de Gaulle’s forces in the Caribbean during World War II.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Glory to the French from Dominica Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 13, 2016
2. Glory to the French from Dominica Marker
The marker is to the left, with the World Wars Memorial to the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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