Memorial First Polish Armoured Division Graye-sur-Mer

This memorial, from July 2012, remembers the fact that the First Polish Armoured Division disembarked here on the end of July 1944.

The text on the memorial:
Sur les plages d'Arromanches et
Graye/Courseulles, fin juillet 1944,
16000 soldats et 400 chars
de la 1ère Division Blindée Polonaise
ont débarqué avec à leur tête
le Général Stanislaw Maczek


The translation of the text:
On the beaches of Arromanches and
Graye/Courseulles, end of July 1944,
16000 soldiers and 400 tanks
from the 1st Polish Armoured Division
landed with his leader
General Stanislaw Maczek

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Source

  • Text: De Roust Jente
  • Photos: Jeroen Koppes (1) & De Roust Jente (2-5)