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Oradour-sur-Glane 10th June 1944

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Data for Oradour-sur-Glane
 
Data for the SS

Data for various SS personnel and other people

Heinz Barth

Georg Boos

Adolf Diekmann

Hans Gerlach

Karl Gerlach

Otto Kahn

Helmut Kämpfe

Heinrich Lammerding

Rudolf Lusar

Detlef Okrent

Sylvester Stadler

Otto Weidinger

PoW Interrogation transcripts

General data relating to Oradour

Miscellaneous data relating to WWII

Miscellaneous data relating to this website

Hitler's sister Paula

   Bibliography

Books and videos covering Oradour

Books and videos on the Second World War and SS

Newspaper sources for the trial at Bordeaux in 1953

Books on the Vichy State

Books on the war in the East


Papers from the Public Record Office at Kew (England)

   Frequently asked questions (FAQ's)

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The Centre de la Mémoire

Hotels and other places to stay in the area

Parking for vehicles and places to stay for Motor Caravans, Caravans and Tents in the area

Currency (the euro)


10th June commemoration ceremony

   Introduction

   In a Ruined State

Chapter 1 In the Beginning

Historical review

The days before 10 June 1944

Chapter 2 10 June 1944

Introduction

Saturday 10th June 1944

Sunday 11th June 1944

Monday 12th June to Thursday 29th June 1944

Chapter 3 The Lost Boys

Introduction

Beginnings

Barth

Diekmann

Gerlach

Kahn

Kämpfe

Lammerding

Stadler

Weidinger

Footnote

Chapter 4 A House divided

Vichy

Resistance

Chapter 5 The trial at Bordeaux 1953

Introduction

The Accused

The Trial, day by day

The Verdicts

The immediate aftermath

Much later

In a Ruined State (continued)

Chapter 6 Background to the 10th of June

Introduction

Background

Tuesday 6th June 1944 "D-Day"

Wednesday 7th June 1944

Thursday 8th June 1944

Friday 9th June 1944

Saturday 10th June 1944

Sunday 11th to Thursday 29th June 1944

Later

Chapter 7 An Explanation for the Massacre

Introduction

Background

Other Authors Explanations

My Explanation

Another possibility

Miscellaneous Points

Summary

Footnote

Chapter 8 Conclusions and salient points

Postscript

   Latest News 

   Notes on language and terms used

The Reichs of Germany

The Politics and armed forces of The Third Reich

The SS and their role in The Third Reich

Racial beliefs of The Third Reich

The French Resistance: Résistants and Maquisards

Overseas Resistance Organisations

Vichy France

   Opening times

   Picture gallery

Present day ruins (from 1953 on)

Memorials

Six execution sites (for the men)

Catholic Church (site of execution for the women and children)

Cemetery

The village

The crypt


Panoramic views of the village

Original Oradour (up to 1953)

New Oradour (post 1953)

The 65th anniversary commemoration at Oradour

The 68th anniversary commemoration at Oradour

The 70th anniversary commemoration at Oradour

Other Oradours


Schiltigheim (a suburb of Strasbourg in Alsace)

Marsoulas (Martyr village 10 June 1944)

Frayssinet-le-Gélat

Peyrilhac


Belchite (Spanish Civil War memorial town in Aragon province)

Other relevant locations

French Resistance memorials (involving Das Reich)

Some of the SS personnel involved

The trial at Bordeaux in 1953

Other relevant personnel


Higher definition pictures of various locations (larger file sizes)

   Site Map  

   SS-Rank Table showing equivalents in the German, American and British Armies

   Summary of: In a Ruined State

10th June 1944

The mystery of why?

The events that led up to the attack

Das Reich moves north

Bordeaux 1953

What really happened

   Timeline for Oradour-sur-Glane

   Virtual Tour of Oradour-sur-Glane

 

Contact the author Michael Williams at: michael@oradour.info

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