THE NATIONAL NECROPOLIS

It was laid out in the period from 1945 to 1970, bringing together bodies exhumed from tombs or cemeteries in the Charente and 15 counties in the South-West region.

2,026 resistants or soldiers from the Second World War and three soldiers from the Great War 14-18 are buried there.

The grounds are landscaped and the National Necropolis set round the MEMORIAL covers more than 2 hectares.

These combatants from many different geographical, philosophical or religious backgrounds gave their lives for the same ideal : Liberty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Memorial to the Resistance and the National Necropolis at Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure belong to the State. The Inter-departmental service for veterans for the Limoges area is responsible for managing the site.

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