Infantry Memorial (Brussels)

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Infantry Memorial of Brussels
Belgium
Infantry Memorial of Brussels.JPG
For the Belgian Foot Soldiers
who fought in WWI and WWII
Location 50°50′16″N 4°21′09″E / 50.837795°N 4.352506°E / 50.837795; 4.352506Coordinates: 50°50′16″N 4°21′09″E / 50.837795°N 4.352506°E / 50.837795; 4.352506
near Brussels, Belgium
Designed by Edouard Vereycken
A LA GLOIRE D’INFANTERIE BELGE

PETIT GRANIT DE MERBES-SPRIMONT

SALUS PATRIAE SUPREMA LEX

AUX FANTASSINS MORTS POUR LA PATRIE

1914 - 1918 1940 - 1945

The Infantry Memorial of Brussels stands in memory of the Belgian foot soldiers who fought in World War I and World War II. Designed by Edouard Vereycken, the memorial stands in front of the Palais de justice de Bruxelles and across the Place Poelaert from the Anglo-Belgian War Memorial. The memorial rests on a raised platform that overlooks the city centre of Brussels. Translated in English the inscription reads: "To the infantrymen who died for their country"[1]

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