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A must visit historic site of a brutal massacre that killed nearly every man, woman and child in the village. On the afternoon of 10 June 1944, members of the SS Panzer Division entered Oradour-sur-Glane to avenge the kidnapping of a German soldier by the French Resistance.
This village was attacked by a Nazi SS Unit during World War II, where they rounded up and slaughtered about 450 residents. The village has been preserved as a reminder of this terrible event. On-site is a museum and you will have an opportunity to walk through the village. It is a very humbling…
This entire village is a memorial to the 10th June 1944. Left as it was found after that day when 642 inhabitants were massacred.
The town of Oradour-sur-Glane is a 50 minute drive from Maison Vignoble. On the 10th of June 1944, when France was occupied by the Nazi's, 642 of its inhabitants including women and children were massacred by a Nazi Waffen-SS company and the town destroyed. A new town was built after the war,…