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Polish Parachute Brigade at Leven

The plaque, designed by David Mach for the Arnhem memorial unveiled in the Festival Gardens in 2014, incorporates Scottish and Polish national symbols, the motto of the brigade and the name of the Polish commander.

Plaque on 2014 memorial

The earlier memorial, erected in 1964, consisting of a stone pillar with a metal plaque, is also located in the Festival Gardens.

Memorial from 1964

In addition to the coat of arms of Leven, the plaque displays the diving eagle emblem of the Polish parachute brigade.

Memorial plaque from 1964


Images © Bill Kasman, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Geograph