Mémorial au Général de Lattre de Tassigny et à la 1ère armée française

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Description

This monument is located in the very town where General de Lattre de Tassigny set up his command post on August 17, 1944.

This monument is composed of a horizontal and rectangular stele decorated with several reliefs representing the illustrious General, a tank, landing craft, ships, planes and soldiers. At his feet is also a marble slab (Rhine and Danube insignia).

Its inauguration took place on August 31, 1969 in the presence of several personalities including the Maréchale de Lattre de Tassigny, Mr. Jean-Paul Roy (Prefect of the Var), Generals Monsabert, Bonjour, Audolento, Perpere, Molle, Guiliano, Bouvet, Frat and Baillif, Mr. Caillat (Mayor of Cogolin).

Informations complémentaires

  • Town location

Categories

  • Historic patrimony
  • Memorial

Benefits

Equipment

  • Car park

Spoken languages

  • French

Prices

Free access.

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