Center of Oradour sur Glane Memory
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On 10th June 1944 the village of Oradour sur Glane was destroyed, when 642 of its inhabitants, including women and children, were massacred by a German Waffen-SS Company. After the war, General Charles de Gaulle decided that the village should never be rebuilt, but would remain as a memorial to the…
Centre de la Memoire d'Orador a reminder of tragedy during world war 2 - The whole village has been left in memory for those that died.
Oradour sur Glane: This small village of Haute-Vienne is famous in the whole world as it preserved the vestiges of the tragedy which occurred on June 10th, 1944 when a unit of the SS das Reich division slaughtered 642 inhabitants
The martyr village the Nazi's destroyed that has been preserved. There is an outstanding memorial centre with exhibitions and information. A sad but powerful memorial to the evil of war.
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