Dirty Deeds on D-Day

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Dirty Deeds on D-Day

Post by BFBSM » Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:43 pm

An article which may be of interest: http://www.historynet.com/dirty-deeds-d-day.htm
As the light faded over Normandy, France, on June 7, 1944, Maj. John Donald “Don” Learment of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders was among many newly captured members of that Canadian infantry regiment bound for the German rear under guard.
Members of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps tend the graves of soldiers and civilians killed by German forces in Basly, Normandy. (Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)

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Re: Dirty Deeds on D-Day

Post by Phil » Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:42 pm

Terrible atrocities indeed. I visited the Abbaye D'Ardenne last year, it's peacefulness belies what took place there.
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The garden of the Abbaye D'Ardenne, 2017.
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