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On the west side of Route de Limoux [D118] along the side of the road. Isolated Burial The isolated burial of First Lieutenant Paul Swank of the 2671st Special Reconnaissance Battalion.

Monument Text:

The stone text:

Ici est Tombe glorieusement

pour la libération de la France

le Lieutenant Américain

Paul Swank

17 Aout 1944

et y repose selon sa volonté

 

English Translation: American Lieutenant Paul Swank fell gloriously here for the liberation of France on August 17, 1944 and is buried here by choice

 

Plaque Text:

Les Maquis FTPF

Jean Robert et Faita

En souvenir de la fraternité

d'Arme Franco-américaine

ses camarades de combat

 

English Translation: The Maquis FTPF, Robert and Jean Faita, In memory of the French-American fraternity of arms, their comrades in combat

Commemorates:

People:

Paul A. Swank

Units:

2671st Special Reconnaissance Battalion

OSS

United States Army

US Army Engineer Corps

Wars:

WWII

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