Memorial Plaque First and Second World War Étretat

This Memorial Plaque is situated above the entrance to the ancient market place in the centre of Étretat. The text is as follows:

"Etretat where during the 1914 - 18 war a British and then American hospital were established where for ever rest 549 British soldiers of the First Great War. Where, on September 2 1944 the men of the 51st Highland Division attached to General Eisenhowers Armies arrived as liberators. And where in 1945 the American Camp Pall Mall was situated expresses to Great-Britain and the United States of American its Grattitude and friendship.

September 2 1946"

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Source

  • Text: Kevin Prenger
  • Photos: Coen Prenger