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terryxc 10 7 England
13 Feb 2019 4:02PM
Brilliant mono image...

Rusted history. Lovely capture GrinGrinGrinGrin
hrsimages 9 1 Germany
13 Feb 2019 5:07PM
A poignant scene and reminder of times we all hope will never be re-visited again in Europe. Well captured.
13 Feb 2019 6:21PM
A powerful image Sandra, when we visited I cried all day. Pam
mrswoolybill Plus
16 4.1k 2606 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2019 6:27PM
I have known of this place for many years, I do want to visit one day. Thanks for this.
The introduction to the 1970s television documentary series The World at War is Laurence Olivier's description of the events of 10 June 1944.

Quote:Down this road, on a summer day in 1944 the soldiers came. Nobody lives here now. They stayed only a few hours. When they had gone, the community which had lived for a thousand years was dead.
The men were taken to garages and barns, the women and children were led down this road and they were driven into the church.
Here, they heard the firing as their men were shot. Then they were killed too. A few weeks later, many of those who had done the killing were themselves dead, in battle.
They never rebuilt Oradour. Its ruins are a memorial. Its martyrdom stands for thousands upon thousands of other martyrdoms.

taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
13 Feb 2019 10:35PM
a poignant memorial!
chataignier Plus
10 251 14 France
14 Feb 2019 6:13PM
Half an hour from here... I recognised it at once.
Fine shot
Chinga Plus
12 120 3 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2019 6:19PM
Excellent image and content...
Isabel GrinGrin

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