Memorial Composing Army of Volunteers

This Memorial commemorates the composing of a volunteer army in the amalgam method on this location and the resulting successes that have come from here.

On the Memorial is this text:

PREMIER DEBARQUE SUR LE SOL DE FRANCE
A AJACCIO LES 13 ET 14 SEPTEMBRE 1943
LE BATAILLON DE CHOC
A REALISE SUR CETTE TERRE L'AMALGAME DE SES VOLONTAIRES
ET DE LA RESISTANCE INTERIEURE
ICI DANS CETTE CITADELLE DE CALVI IL A FORGE
SON AME ET SES ARMES
LES COMBATS OU IL S'ILLUSTRA FIDELE A SA DEVISE
(EN POINTE TOURJOURS) ET OU 300 DE SES CHASSEURS
TOMBERENT POUR LA PATRIE LUI ONT ACQUIS UNE
GLOIRE IMPERISSABLE ET UNE RENOMMEE LEGENDAIRE

(THE FIRST LANDING ON FRENCH SOIL
WAS ON SEPTEMBER 13TH AND 14TH 1943 IN AJJACIO
THE PARACHUTE BATTALION 'CHOC'
THERE IS ON THIS LAND FROM VOLUNTEERS A AMALGAM
WITH INNER STRENGTH
HERE AT THE CITADEL CALVI COMPOSED
THE SOUL AND THE WEAPONS
THE FIGHT WHERE IT HAS BEING IN DIFFERENT
(FOREVER) WITH 300 WARRIORS
FOR THERE COUNTRY, THEY FELL AND ACQUIRED
IMPERISHABLE GLORY AND LEGENDARY SUCCESS)

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