Posts Tagged ‘Marguerite Rouffanche’

Oradour-sur-Glane

The Oradour-sur-Glane massacre: life and death of a French village

On the 10th of June 1944, four days after D-Day, the SS regiment Der Führer, belonging to the division Das Reich, quartered in south-eastern France, is getting ready to leave for Normandy to fight the Allied landing. Nearby stands the quiet village of Oradour-sur-Glane. The SS first surround it and then proceed to gather the […]