SAINT LO GC6 BLEU ORIGINAL
Price: € 320,00
The GC6 (main road) to Saint Lo. The original photo was taken on July 19, 1944, showing Sgt. Rex Potts from Washington DC, an MP of the 29th Infantry Division. The bullet holes from the M8, the most commonly used automatic rifle, bear witness to the intense battle for Saint Lo, reproduced to an exact 8mm impact. The original cannot be traced. This sign comes with a Vinsign certificate, a unique production number, and a luxury postcard with a photo and description of the original.
The GC6 (chemin de grande communication = main road) to Saint Lo is a historical site that bears witness to the intense fighting that occurred during World War II. The photo of the original site was taken on July 19th, 1944, and it depicts Sgt. Rex Potts from Washington DC, an MP of the 29th Infantry Division. The bullet holes from the M8, the most commonly used automatic rifle at the time, serve as a testament to the ferocious battle that took place in Saint Lo. These bullet holes have been exactly reproduced at an 8mm impact.
While the original photograph is no longer available, this sign is accompanied by a Vinsign certificate, a unique production number, and a luxurious postcard with a photo and description of the original site. This allows history enthusiasts to own a piece of this important historical site and share it with others.
Saint Lo, located in the Normandy region of France, was a key strategic location during the Allied invasion of Normandy in 1944. The town was heavily fortified by the Germans, and the battle to liberate it was one of the bloodiest of the campaign. The fighting in Saint Lo resulted in the destruction of much of the town, and the loss of thousands of lives on both sides.
Today, the GC6 road is an important part of the region’s history, and the bullet holes on the sign serve as a reminder of the sacrifices made by those who fought to liberate Saint Lo. The sign is not just a historical artifact, but a testament to the bravery and sacrifice of the soldiers who fought in World War II.
Overall, the GC6 road and the sign depicting Sgt. Rex Potts serve as a symbol of the struggles and triumphs of the Allied forces during World War II. By owning this sign, individuals can own a piece of history and remember the sacrifices made by those who fought for freedom.