Silent Village: Life and Death in Occupied France

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  • ISBN: 0750991348
  • Author: Robert Pike
  • Publisher: Robert Pike
  • Genre: Politics, Philosophy & Social Sciences
  • Date: Unknown
  • Pages: Unknown
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

On 10 June 1944, four days after Allied forces landed in Normandy, the picturesque village of Oradour-sur-Glane in the rural heart of France was destroyed by an armoured SS Panzer division. Six hundred and forty-three men, women and children were murdered in the nation’s worst wartime at…