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Oradour-sur-Glane

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Oradour-sur-Glane is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in west-central France, and the name of main village within the commune.HistoryThe original village was destroyed on 10 June 1944, when 642 of its inhabitants, including women and children, were massacred by a Nazi German Waffen-SS company. A new village was built after the war on a nearby site, but on the orders of the then French president, Charles de Gaulle, the original has been maintained as a permanent memorial. The Centre de la mémoire d'Oradour museum is beside the historic site.Personalities linked to the commune Denise Bardet : teacher and author of the Cahiers de Jeunesse by Denise Bardet. René Regaudie, a French politician, was at the work of conservation and reconstruction of Oradour-sur-Glane. Albert Chaminade, resistant, player of CSP Limoges, and basketball leader, politician, he lost a cousin to the massacre of Oradour. Robert Hébras, born on June 29, 1925 in Oradour-sur-Glane, is one of the six survivors of the Oradour-sur-Glane massacre on June 10, 1944, which became a symbol in postwar France National atrocities. Camille Senon, born June 5, 1925 in Oradour-sur-Glane, is a French trade unionist. Jean-Claude Peyronnet,, French politician, creator of the Center of the memory of Oradour-sur-Glane. Sébastien Puygrenier, begins football at US Oradour-sur-Glane where his father and his uncles played Didier Barbelivien, French singer-songwriter, pays tribute to Oradour by his song Les amants d'Oradour.
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