The merging of two Dorset Police departments in Winfrith has caused short-term disruptions to services.
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For The Fallen | Laurence Binyon ‘Nous nous souviendrons d’eux‘ is a line taken from Laurence Binyon’s poem ‘For The Fallen’. Translated, it means ‘We will remember them’. It is custom in France to say this when remembering those who fought in the First and the Second World War, much like how the English […]
Souviens-toi (Remember) In the Haute-Vienne region of France lies the village of Oradour-sur-Glane. The land is scarred by the massacre of an entire village by the Waffen SS Division on 10th June 1944. On that day, 642 people lost their lives: 190 men, 247 women, 205 children. Under the decree of President Charles de […]
Below is an interactive map of the ruins of Oradour-sur-Glane. Under the orders of the then President Charles de Gaulle, Oradour must remain as it was on the day of the massacre as a reminder of how France suffered at the hand of the Nazi’s and out of respect to the martyrs. Click on […]
Approval | Sourcing interviews | Booked! | Speaking to Sarah Farmer | Dr. Iain Stewart | Ghost! | 88-year-old man charged Man charged over Oradour massacre – 08/01/2014 Today an 88-year-old man was charged with being involved in the massacre at Oradour-sur-Glane more than 70 years ago. This is a result of a German […]
Tour of Oradour Let me take you through the ruins of the old village, from the entrance right through to the outskirts of the village where the Cemetery is. In this video, I explain exactly what happened to the men, and where they were killed, as well as taking you to the church where […]