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Roseau, Saint 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, Saint 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 6 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World Wars Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Carnegie Library of Roseau (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Simon Bolivar (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Cecil E. A. Rawle (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Edward Oliver Le Blanc (approx. 7.9 kilometers away in Saint Paul); The Salisbury Declaration (approx. 17.1 kilometers away in Saint Joseph).
 
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 May 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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