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Memorial Cross for the Liberators, Modave

Text on the cross in English:

"To the glorious memory of our
American friend who died here
on the 8.9.44 "

Texts on the plinth in French:

"You fell in a distant land
while delivering the oppressed.
Goodbye ! American nation
Goodbye ! Invincible Ally "

"To the east in the vast plains,
others like you,
with the same hatred, fought unitedly
so that freedom may reign"

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  • Text: Marie-Christine Vinck
  • Photos: Marie-Christine Vinck