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Timeline Event:


Jun 10, 1944

More than 600 people are massacred by German troops in the French town of Oradour-sur-Glane. While the men are shot immediately, the women and children are locked in a church the alter of which is set on fire; those who try to escape the flames are shot.

Theater:  European Theater

Source:  World War II History


Date Added: 2010-05-06



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