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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