Saturday, June 11, 2022

The Weekend in Black and White - Le Monument Aux Morts


National D-Day Memorial . Bedford

This is a replica of Le Monument Aux Morts which was created by sculptor Edmond De LaHuerdrie in 1921 as a memorial to the 44 men from Trevieres, France who died in World War 1. The sculpture, Victory Holding a Sword, was damaged on D-Day. When it was recast for the National D-Day Memorial, the damage was symbolically preserved.

Linking with The Weekend in Black and White


  1. What a fine Monument - thank you for showing this!

  2. ...a good subject for black and white.

  3. A fine looking monument, and it is interesting they preserved the damaged sustained on D-Day. Perfect subject of a b&w photo

  4. I have never heard of it. It's a powerful sculpture!

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  6. thank you very much for sharing the image of this monument which testifies to what unites our two nations over the years.I did not know this anecdote


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