A ceremony is held on 1 September each year to remember the sacrifice made by these young Australian and British airmen, "Les Aviateurs"
A joint tale of tragedy
Arc-et-Senans is also the site of the UNESCO-listed Royal Saltworks (Saline Royale). It was used as a detention center for gypsies during World War II.
Lest We Forget
is written in French, N'Oublie Pas, at the bottom of this plaque. It reminds us of a time when the people operating such facilities were recognized as tyrants and the people who died trying to shut them down were heroes.