Saint Martin-d’Hères, France, Armenian Genocide Memorial

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Subject:Plaque 1: The Armenian martyrs of the 1915 Genocide.

Plaque 2: Missak Manouchian who was shot by the Nazis on February 21, 1944 at Mont Valérien. (view image)

Type of Memorial:Commemorative Plaque, Inscription
Sponsor(s):City of Saint Martin-d’Hères.
Placement:On the ground.
Physical Setting:In the urban fabric.
Tourist Amenities:No
Map Designation:Place du 24 avril 1915
Physical Condition:Very well preserved.
Inscription:Plaque 1: "In memory of Armenian martyrs of the genocide in 1915." Plaque 2: "In the memory of the Resistance fighter Missak Manouchian shot by Nazis on February 21, 1944 at Mont Valérien." (Translated from French).
Location:Place du 24 avril 1915
Saint Martin-d’Hères, France
Construction Began:1995
Construction Completed:1996
Dedication Date:March 1996
History of Ownership:Owned by the city of Saint Martin-d’Hères.
Commemorative Activities:Inaugurated by Mayor of Saint Martin-d’Hères, Jo Blanchon(PCF).
Notable Visitors:Mayor of Saint Martin-d’Hères, Jo Blanchon (PCF).

Armenian Ambassador to France, His Excellency Viguen Tchitetchian.

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