The american cemetaries of Draguignan is military and was created in august 1944 , he is located in Draguignan (Var).
He was opened by the Dr Angelin German when the city was freed by the 551th american batallon.
It is a unique place in the southeast of France because he honors the allied landing of August 15th, 1944, in an operation called « Anvil Dragoon ».
A wall of the missing persons contains the name of 294 Americans bodies of which were never found or identified.
Pressed on the wall of the missing persons, a gigantic sculpture,
" The Angel of the peace " stay up the chapel which shelters magnificent mosaics.
An impressive map of relief bronze tells the military operations.
|Map of the american cemetaries on Draguignan|