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Resistance activity on the Limousin area led to severe reprisals. During the afternoon of 10th August 1944 SS troops shot then burned alive the entire population of the village of Oradour sur Glane. Only a couple of the villagers escaped. The ruins have been kept in remembrance of the event so that subsequent generation do not forget. The cars within the village remain as they were left in 1944.

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Additional Photos by Colin Brenchley (colinbrenchley) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 771 W: 75 N: 532] (6431)
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