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Object ID

2014.1.190

Object Name

Postcard, Picture

Date

1945

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Description

Front: A black and white photograph of the remains of a church with a car in front of it.Back: A white postcard with black printed postcard lines and text in French. Includes writing in blue ink, a green postage stamp and black hand stamp.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: View of ruins from Dr. Desourteaux's Car (peugeot). Photo taken June 18, 1944, eight days after Nazis slaughtered more than 640 men, women and children.

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 5 1/2"

Keywords

Church, France, Nazi, Destruction

Subcollection

1945 - Present: Post-Holocaust Commemoration & Revitalization: Displaced Person Camps; Refugees and Emigration; Postwar Trials; Israel Statehood

Oradour-Sur-Glane Hte Vienne

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