Passants, Recueillez-vous

Passants, Recueillez-vous (HM15YM)

Location: Pontevès, Provence-Alpes-Côte 83670 Var
Country: France
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N 43° 33.535', E 6° 5.46'

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Aux Heros et Martyrs Tombes au Bessillon 27 Juillet 1944

(This marker/monument has two panels)Ici, le 27 Juillet 1944, dix patriotes Ristants enferm ? la prison de Brignoles furent emmen et maltrait par les nazis qui les charg?rent d'explosifs dans le but de faire sauter le ?Jas du Bessillon? pensant qu'il abritait le masquisards. Leur t?che termin?es, sur le chemin du retour, ils furent l?chement assassin a 2 km d'ici au lieu dit ?Ste Catherine?. Ce m?me jour dans le maquis du Bessillon les F.T.P.F du camp ?Battaglia? 1?re compagnie de Provence ?taient attaqu par la division allemande ?Brandelborg?. Les 22 maquisards, embusqu dans la colline, s'etaint s?par en 3 groupes. Le premier groupe d?plora un tu?. Le second sortit intact de l'encerclement. Le troisi?me groupe, presque au sommet du Besillon, eut ? deplorer sept tu sur huit.C'?tait cela la barbarie nazie.

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Here, 27 July 1944, ten Resistant patriots imprisoned in prison Brignoles were taken away and abused by the Nazis who forced them to load explosives for the purpose of blowing up the "Jas Bessillon" thinking it sheltered the masquisards. Their task completed, on the way back, they were cowardly murdered 2 km away at a place called "St. Catherine".

That same day in the bush of the Bessillon FTPF camp "Provence Battaglia" first company was attacked by the German division "Brandelborg". The 22 guerrillas, hidden in the hill, separating into 3 groups. The first group lamented one killed. The second came in from the surroundings intact. The third group, near the top of Besillon, had to mourn seven killed of eight.That was the Nazi barbarity.

(The second panel, on the monument)
Aux Heros et MartyrsTombes au Bessillon 27 Juillet 1944
(English: Heroes and Martyrs killed at Bessillon July 27, 1944)Resistants Fusilles(English: Resistance fighters executed)Aune, Marius 60 ans, de Barjols · Durnad, Louis 54 ans, de Barjols · Fave, Marius 72 ans, de Barjols · Volerani, Lucien 20 ans, de Barjols · D'Erano, Rapha?l 55 ans, de Belgentier · Gely, Joseph 26 ans, de Toulon · Martin, Nicolas 38 ans, de Brignoles · Philis, Gabriel 54 ans, de Cotignac · Pic, F?lix 40 ans, de Le val · Vin?on, Sylvestre 41 ans, de BrignolesResistants Tues au Combat

(English: Resistance fighters killed in combat)Arnaud, Victor 19 ans, de La Coitat · Donnat, Constant 20 ans, de Mougin · Ferrero, Jean 19 ans, de Draguignan · Gerard, L?on 33 ans, de Cotignac · Kershao, Gilbert 21 ans, de La Valette · Santucci, Orlando 22 ans, de Salernes · Trinquet, Jean 22 ans, de Marseille · Andre 26 ans, de famille inconnue

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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 7:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)32T E 265047 N 4826996
Decimal Degrees43.55891667, 6.09100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 33.535', E 6° 5.46'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 33' 32.10" N, 6° 5' 27.60" E
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3 D560, Pontevès Provence-Alpes-Côte 83670, FR
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