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A few days after D-Day in 1944, the Nazis destroyed the entire village of Oradour killing 642 men, women and children. It was an act of terror designed to frighten the French so that they did not rise up in mass resistance to help the Allied forces that had landed in Normandy. The village has been…
This is a haunting place, one that makes you think and appreciate. This is a village that was hit by the SS German soldiers in WWII by mistake. The village has been left entirely as it was as a remembrance of the horror of war. This is about 45 min drive from me THIS IS A MUST SEE
SITE OF LOCAL MASSACRE VILLAGE HAS BEEN KEPT IN ORIGIONAL CONDITION AS A MEMORIAL TO THE VICTIMS KILLED DURING WORLD WAR TWO INFORMATION CENTRE AND MUSEUM PROVIDES INFORMATION AND EASY PARKING.