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Commemorative plaque on the Place des Martyrs

Commemorative plaque on the Place des Martyrs

Credit : © HCT - C. Carpentier

There was a swing bridge here. On 23 August 1914, Oskar Niemeyer committed a heroic act which led to his death: he operated the mechanism under fire and was killed, but he prevented the Germans from crossing the canal.

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7000 Mons
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