The Maczek monument in Stadskanaal is a stainless steel representation of the emblem of the Polish 1st Armoured Division. In the monument are containers with soil from the birthplace of General Maczek and soil of the Polish war cemetery in Breda.

Translated text on the monument:

FOR YOUR AND OUR FREEDOM
UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF
GENERAL STANISLAW MACZEK
THE BATTALION FREED
STRELCOW PODHALANSKISCH
THE 1ST POLISH ARMOURED DIVISION
STADSKANAAL ON 12 APRIL 1945

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Source

  • Text: Paul Moerenhout
  • Photos: Anneke Moerenhout