This reads: to the memory of the brave parachutists of the 598th Parachute Engineer Company,
517th Parachute Regiment Combat Team of the United States army
who parachuted into the French Midi the 15th august 1944 to take part in the liberation of the city of Nice.
these valiant parachutists sacrificed their lives demining the airport of Nice so that it could be used during the liberation of France and it is to them that this plaque is dedicated
Sergeant Wallace P. Englert
Private First Class William F. Boggan
Private First Class Herbert B. McLamb
Private First Class Alois J. Siewierski
Private Vestal A. Lucas
Private Harold H. Miller
I must have passed this plaque a hundred times but I noticed it for the first time last weekend.
It pleases me to see courage acknowledged.
If anyone sees any mistakes in my translation, please let me know and I'll correct it.