Posts tagged "1944"
Presidents of France and Germany meet in Oradour

Presidents of France and Germany meet in Oradour

François Hollande and Joachim Gauck, as seen on TV, with Marissa’s photograph of Setsuko Iwamoto on a banner in the background. The Presidents of France and Germany met in Oradour on September 5th, 2013, to commemorate 70 years since the local massacre. Part of the reception was held at Centre de la mémoire, the venue...
Rubble with a Bicycle

Rubble with a Bicycle

Oradour-sur-Glane, France, February 2013. After the massacre of most of the townspeople of Oradour-sur-Glane, the village was set on fire, reducing buildings to hollow shells and rubble.
Tabernacle in the Church Where the Women and Children Died

Tabernacle in the Church Where the Women and Children Died

Oradour-sur-Glane, France, February 2013. On June 10, 1944, 452 women and children perished in the Oradour Church during the massacre and fire. Other than the stone floor and walls, very few artifacts from inside of the church survived.
Window Amidst the Ruins

Window Amidst the Ruins

Oradour-sur-Glane, France, February 2013.
A Town Without People

A Town Without People

Oradour-sur-Glane, France, February 2013.