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Memorial Division Janssen

This memorial commemorates the Division Janssen (12eme Division d'Infanterie Motorisée), which fought in this area in June 1940.

Two other commemorative plaques have been placed on this monument.
One for the crew of the Étendard that was sunk after being torpedoed by the German Navy on April 25, 1917.
Text sign:
Let us remember
The 72 officers non-commissioned officers and sailors of the Torpedo boat
"Étendard"
Died for France
April 25, 1917
Opposite Bray-Dunes

The other is for the Bourrasoue torpedo boat that sank on May 30, 1940 during Operation Dynamo.

Text memorial stone:

The town of Bray-Dunes
And the veterans of the Dunkerque navy
As a tribute to the crew of the torpedo boat
Bouraque that sank on May 30, 1940 during
Operation Dynamo in the North Sea

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries & Jhonny Bastiaensen
  • Photos: Jhonny Bastiaensen

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