ABBAYE D'ARDENNE

During the Battle for the Normandy Coast, Wafen SS General Kurt Meyer had 18 Canadian POW soldiers executed at the Abbaye d'Ardenne. This is their memorial. Though he was originally sentenced to death, the Canadians tasked with his war crimes tribunal sentenced him to 14 years in prison. He served 10 and was released for good behaviour. Below are the 18 Canadians who were executed.

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