Emmanuel Macron in Oradour-sur-Glane, 80 years after the Nazi bloodbath | EUROtoday

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The day after the European elections marked by a victory for the National Rally (RN), which obtained greater than 31% of the votes forged, the French president is anticipated in Oradour-sur-Glane, 80 years after the bloodbath of the inhabitants of this French village by the Nazis. Follow his speech dwell.

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Emmanuel Macron goes to Oradour-sur-Glane, in Haute-Vienne, on Monday June 10, within the firm of German President Franck-Walter Steinmeier, to commemorate the eightieth anniversary of the bloodbath dedicated by a battalion of the SS Das Reich division which was returning to the Norman entrance after the Allied landings.

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The village was utterly burned and its inhabitants killed by German gunfire or within the hearth of the church and barns, throughout a bloodbath which left 643 victims, the vast majority of whom had been ladies and youngsters.

With AFP