Oradour sur Glane April 6th 2012 6th April 2012 Good Friday.
Rain overnight but dry when we headed out.
We visited Oradour Sur Glane.
The original village has been left in ruins after it was devastated on the 10th June 1944. 642 people - men, women and children were killed in one afternoon - then the village and its 328 buildings were destroyed by the SS.
At the entrance to the ruined village the ... read more
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