Lieux de mémoire

La croix de Wihr

Podcasts :
Monument à la Croix de Wihr
Monument à la Croix de Wihr © Radio France - guy wach

Entre Labaroche et Horrode, une route magnifique serpente dans la montagne, à 800 m d'altitude. Au bord de cette route, au carrefour de chemins forestiers, la croix de Wihr rappelle que le 19 août 1914, le lieu a été le siège d'une embuscade française qui a fait près de 300 victimes.

> Notre carte interactive des 38 lieux de mémoire de la guerre 14-18 (balades, expos)

La croix de Wihr, entre Labaroche et Horrode, un lieu de promenade, mais aussi de souvenirs. Il y a 100 ans, les Français ont tendu une embuscade aux Allemands à cet endroit précis. Résultat de l'opération: 21 tués français et 250 tués allemands. Visite guidée avec Armand Simon, de la société d’histoire d’Orbey.

Le monument à la Croix de Wihr - Radio France
Le monument à la Croix de Wihr © Radio France - guy wach

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