Les Braves - To Those Brave Men

Les Braves - To Those Brave Men (HM1QDO)

Location: Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Basse-Normandie 14710 Calvados
Country: France

N 49° 22.256', W 0° 52.773'

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Omaha Beach

— Normandy D-Day June 6, 1944 —

I created this sculpture to honour the courage of these men: sons, husbands and fathers, who endangered and often sacrificed their lives in the hope of freeing the french people.
"Les Braves" consists of three elements:
The Wings of Hope - So that the spirit which carried these men on June 6, 1944 continues to inspire us, reminding us that together it is always possible to change the future.
Rise Freedom! - So that the example of those who rose against barbarity, helps us remain standing strong against all forms of inhumanity.
Wings of Fraternity - So that this surge of brotherhood always reminds us of our responsibility towards others as well as ourselves. On June 6th , 1944 these men were more than soldiers, they were our brothers.

Sculpteur: Anilore Banon
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HM NumberHM1QDO
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Date Added Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at 1:03pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 653934 N 5470854
Decimal Degrees49.37093333, -0.87955000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 49° 22.256', W 0° 52.773'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds49° 22' 15.36" N, 0° 52' 46.38" W
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Area Code(s)716
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8 Avenue de la Libération, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer Basse-Normandie 14710, FR
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