The memorial to the deported
At the end of the tour you can find a moving passage, symbolized by a memorial, dedicated to the people of Nord-Pas-de-Calais who were shot and deported. This memorial, set up in La Coupole, is the result of an initiative from the Pas-de-Calais and Nord departments.
La Coupole carried out an extensive investigation to establish the number and identity of the men and women who were victims of the repression carried out by the German occupying forces, their police and the Vichy regime’s forces of order, between 1940 and 1945. The names of nearly 8,000 men and women (and children, in the case of Jews and Gypsies) pass by on a screen.
732 portraits are displayed on the video wall. These portraits come from photos that were borrowed from the victims' families and from the research carried out through archives, museums, libraries, etc. Several computer terminals are available so that the history of each individual who was shot or deported can be consulted, from their arrest to their death or return from deportation.
FOR ANY QUESTIONS RELATED TO THE MEMORIAL
for the addition of a name and / or portrait, contact +33 (0)3 21 12 27 39 or firstname.lastname@example.org