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    Default Oradour-sur-Glane June 2017


    On 10 June 1944, the village of Oradour-sur-Glane in Haute-Vienne in Nazi-occupied France was destroyed, when 642 of its inhabitants, including women and children, were massacred by a Nazi Waffen-SS company.


    cars by matt allen, on Flickr


    cars2 by matt allen, on Flickr


    one by matt allen, on Flickr


    street by matt allen, on Flickr


    garage by matt allen, on Flickr


    butchers by matt allen, on Flickr


    three by matt allen, on Flickr


    post-office by matt allen, on Flickr


    stonemasons by matt allen, on Flickr


    cafe-2 by matt allen, on Flickr




    quite a moving place and well worth a visit

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    Wow that's a bit different and very sad.i suppose you have to be there to get the feeling of the place.i remember I think seeing something about this place on a documentary.might be somewhere else.somewhere I would deffo visit.great post
    I like to go where others fear to tread.

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    Just had a proper read.quite sobering and very horrific to be honest.
    I like to go where others fear to tread.

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    Horrific war crime, but it is history, Thanks
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    There can be no true beauty without decay.
    [a] --------> IMAGE
    [a] --------> MUSIC

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    Wow you have some very moving images there MD!

    That third shot is...well its hard to find the right word to use with the history of the site, but the image is wonderful, the warm rust and its crumpled stance, a place I'd like to visit too.

    Thanks for enlightening me!
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    Poignant stuff MD, thanks.

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    Very nice Matt, must have been a very atmospheric feeling when walking around. It was for me many years ago.
    When the going gets tough - the tough get going.

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    Nice that, have u been over there with our Kettering friend ;-)

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