Macron will go to Saint-Lô, a metropolis martyred by Allied bombings | EUROtoday

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LThe photograph reveals a younger blond man in his Sunday finest. For 80 years, not a day has Marguerite considered her brother Henri. On the night of June 6, 1944, Henri had promised his dad and mom and Marguerite, aged 6, that he was simply going to provide his boss on the ironmongery store a serving to hand to filter the gendarmerie which had simply collapsed underneath the primary bombing, American.

“Henri urged us to leave the house,” she remembers. His boss, who was in passive protection, requested him to go this recommendation on to us. We fled into the hole roads, we slept exterior, in a ditch, underneath the bombings, then we discovered a sheepfold the place we stayed for 3 weeks, crammed collectively, twenty-seven folks, with neighboring households who had fled like We. » Like a younger…

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