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... day. To be greeted with a fire and candles burning in our room that was a delight. The next morning we drove to Oradour sur Glane, a war ruined village that has been retained as a memorial for the people who died there. The whole population (642) was rounded up by a SS platoon and killed on 10 June 1944. This was a very sobering and thoughtful place to visit. We first visited the memorial, which told the story in words & pictures of a ...
... br> old village of Oradour, which saw the terrible massacre in 1944 where
Nazi Soldiers killed almost all villagers (over 600, over 200
children) and set it ablaze. The Village remains as it was, burnt out
cars, the old tram lines, electrical ploes from the 40's old homes
and shops near destroyed but very eerie as you can see ...
... into absolutely EVERYTHING...utterly fearless. He's an Adventurer for
sure. Seeing behind the scenes where our milk comes from was really
great, especially being able to explain it all to Ella. But you can
really see how it must be a struggle. The small price we pay for
milk, and ALL the work that goes into it, and the pressure it puts on
these families.... We kind of found our own work as working on the
dairy we ...
... delivered looking more like a big cream dessert than a frothy coffee. It had an enormous pile of whipped cream on top. I have to admit it wasn’t my favourite coffee but was definitely attractive.
Back at the house that afternoon we said goodbye to lovely Michele as she had to return to work on Monday. It had been wonderful to catch up with her again – her local knowledge and the ability to converse in French was ...
On June 10, 1944, The SS Panzer Division Das Reich, killed all 642 residents, including women and children in the French village of Oradour-sur- Glane. Today it is preserved In exactly the condition it was left in 1944. The reason for this massacre is unclear but it is widely believed that it was ...