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77 ans de la Libération de Gourin

Historic ,  Local event in Gourin

  • Gourin celebrates the liberation from August 6 to 8!

  • A historical reconstruction of a WWII camp is organized in Gourin from August 6 to 8, 2021, at the Tronjoly estate, to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the Liberation of Gourin and its surroundings. In 1944, the convoys of the 6th American Armored Division crossed Gourin for several days from August 5, to the cheers of the population. The camp will be set up on Friday, August 6, from 10 a.m. Because of the sanitary situation, outdoor activities are privileged. Available: electricity,...
    A historical reconstruction of a WWII camp is organized in Gourin from August 6 to 8, 2021, at the Tronjoly estate, to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the Liberation of Gourin and its surroundings. In 1944, the convoys of the 6th American Armored Division crossed Gourin for several days from August 5, to the cheers of the population. The camp will be set up on Friday, August 6, from 10 a.m. Because of the sanitary situation, outdoor activities are privileged. Available: electricity, barbecues, toilets, showers… Due to the pandemic, it is preferable to bring a picnic. Health pass compulsory. PROGRAM Friday August 6 - Installation on the camp Saturday August 7 9 a.m.: departure of a convoy towards Guiscriff aerodrome 10 a.m.: opening of the Gourin camp to the public 10 a.m.: tribute to the Roudouallec war memorial in Mathurin Le Bris, Roudouallecois engaged in the US Army in 1941 11 a.m.: arrival at Guiscriff aerodrome where a J3 piper in the landing colors will be exhibited 2 p.m.: departure of the second convoy for Guiscriff aerodrome 2.30 p.m .: scene of reenactment of the 2nd world war in Tronjoly 3 p.m .: tribute at Guiscriff aerodrome to Gérard Gaultier de Carville, SAS parachutist who supervised the Guiscriff maquis. 3:30 p.m .: passage of a Piper J3 in the landing colors on the Tronjoly site 3:45 p.m .: re-enactment scene of World War II in Tronjoly 4 p.m .: drop of paratroopers in period clothing on the meadow of Tronjoly 17 h: re-enactment scene of the 2nd World War in Tronjoly Sunday August 8 9 a.m.: opening of the camp to the public 10 a.m. departure of the parade 11:30 a.m .: ceremony at Place de la Victoire in Gourin, in tribute to Jean Guillemot, resistance from Gourinois 18 h: lifting of the camp Find the complete program: https://gourinhistor.fr/#/liberation-2021 The Liberation of Gourin took place on August 5, 1944.
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  • From August 6, 2021 until August 8, 2021