François Hollande


French President Francois Hollande and his German counterpart Joachim... News PhotoChurch,Conflict,Counterpart,France,François Hollande,Haute-vienne,Holding Hands,Joachim Gauck,Mass Murder,Oradour-sur-Glane,Survival,Vertical,Village,Violence,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench President Francois Hollande (C) and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck (L) hold hands on September 4, 2013 with Robert Hebras (R), 88, one of the last survivors of the World War II massacre in Oradour-sur-Glane, in the ruins of the church in the central French village. The town has become a ghostly war crimes museum since Nazi troops burnt it to the ground on June 10, 1944. Six hundred and forty-two original inhabitants were massacred in Oradour and no one knows exacty why. Women and chldren were massacred in the church before their bodies were burnt by a German SS division. Hebras is one of three survivors still alive. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JEAN-PIERRE MULLER (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE MULLER/AFP/Getty Images)