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Instcription First Polish Armored Division

In front of the war memorial of the War Memorial of Lille, is an inscription in memory of the First Polish Armoured Divison who liberated Lille on 5 September 1944.

The inscription:
AUX 8300 COMBATTANTS
DE L'ARMEE POLONAISE
TOMBES SUR LES CHAMPS
DE BATAILLE DE FRANCE
POUR
VOTRE LIBERTE ET LA NOTRE

CZESC ICH PAMIECI


The translation of the text:
TO 8300 WARRIORS
OF THE POLISH ARMY
FALLEN AT THE BATTLEFIELDS
OF FRANCE
FOR
THEIR LIBERTY AND OURS

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