Oradour-sur-Glane, Limousin, France

Oradour-sur-Glane is a village in the Limousin region of France, approximately 15 kilometers west of Limoges. The village has a temperate climate, with average temperatures ranging from 10°C to 15°C throughout the year. The village has a rich history, having been founded in the 10th century and later becoming a center of the French Resistance during World War II. The village was destroyed by the Nazi SS on June 10, 1944, and remains as a preserved memorial to the victims of the massacre.

Famous Persons from Oradour-sur-Glane, Limousin, France

  • Robert Hébras - Born on June 29, 1925 - French Resistance fighter, and Writer - Commander of the National Order of Merit | Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany | Officer of the Legion of Honour | European Citizens' Prize | Austrian Holocaust Memorial Award (died: February 11, 2023)
  • Camille Senon - Born on June 5, 1925 - Trade unionist, and Employee - Knight of the French Order of Academic Palms | Officer of the Legion of Honour (died: February 11, 2023)

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