Discover the unique history of the "Poche de Colmar" battle.

Each accessory, each object tells us, day by day, the story of this battle.

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More than a museum : a duty of remembrance.

In the heart of the village of Turckheim the Musée-Mémorial bring together an exceptionnal collection of artifacts. Those objects tell us with an outstanding precision the story of the Colmar pocket battle. Those combats have allowed the liberation of Alsace wich was annexed to the nazi Germany at this moment.

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A unique collection

Since is creation in 1994 about 200 000 visitors came to discover the Musée-Mémorial. Among them many veterans associations and fellowships, students from whole France, veterans from various nationalities and individuals.

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The Colmar pocket. Place of a historical ending.

August 15th 1944: the first units of general DE LATTRE’S B Army disembark in Saint-Tropez and make their way through the Rhône valley after having freed Toulon and Marseille.

Three weeks later, after a 750 km (465 miles) drive they reach the Vosges mountains.

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