Monument du Liberator par Sosno

Monument du Liberator par Sacha Sosno, artiste sculpteur

Historische Anlage und Denkmal, Historisches Erbe, Militärisches Erbe, Bildhauerei, Militärfriedhof und Mahnmal, Sehenswerte zeitgenössische Architektur Um Fontan
  • On 14 September 1991, a monument was inaugurated on the plateau of La Ceva (Fontan), at an altitude of 1,720 m, commemorating the "crash" of the Liberator "Dallas Lady", which took place on 12 September 1944 four hundred metres above sea level and cost the lives of 11 American airmen. This plane left Algiers to parachute arms and ammunition (18 containers and 6 large packs of one cubic metre) to Italian partisans in the Turin region when, following a navigational error in the rainy night, it...
    On 14 September 1991, a monument was inaugurated on the plateau of La Ceva (Fontan), at an altitude of 1,720 m, commemorating the "crash" of the Liberator "Dallas Lady", which took place on 12 September 1944 four hundred metres above sea level and cost the lives of 11 American airmen. This plane left Algiers to parachute arms and ammunition (18 containers and 6 large packs of one cubic metre) to Italian partisans in the Turin region when, following a navigational error in the rainy night, it crashed into the mountain. The inhabitants of the Berghe hamlets heard explosions for more than forty-eight hours. Eleven concrete steles commemorate the airmen and the central monument, written in both French and English, contains the history of the flight and the names of the victims. The sculptor Sacha Sosno designed the monumental ensemble, incorporating the remains of the aircraft. In agreement with the Mercantour National Park, the town of Fontan has decided to offer the territory occupied by the museum complex to the United States.
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