French Marine Fusiliers Memorial, Colleville-Montgomery

Memorial to the French Marine Fusiliers of British No 4 Commando who landed at Colleville-Montgomery on the 6th June 1944 and were commanded by Philippe Kieffer.

A L'AUBE DU 6 JUIN 1944
SUR CETTE PLAGE
DEBARQUENT LES
F'JSILIERS MARINS FRANCAIS
DU COMMANDANT
PHILIPPE KIEFFER
COMMANDO
BRITANNIQUE NO 4

Which translates to

THE DAWN OF A 6 JUIN 1944ON THIS TRACK
LANDED THE
FRENCH MARINE FUSILIERS
COMMANDER
KIEFFER PHILIPPE
BRITISH NO 4 COMMANDO

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Listing: French Marine Fusiliers Memorial, Colleville-Montgomery

Location

Avenue du 4ème Commando
14880Colleville-Montgomery
Calvados
France
Longitude:-0.28144
Latitude:49.290978

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