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French President Francois Hollande (L) and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck hold hands on September 4, 2013 after a ceremony at the cemetery of the central French village of Oradour-sur-Glane. 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 / PHILIPPE WOJAZER (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE WOJAZER/AFP/Getty Images)
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French President Francois Hollande (L) and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck hold hands on September 4, 2013 after a ceremony at the cemetery of the central French village of Oradour-sur-Glane. 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 / PHILIPPE WOJAZER (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE WOJAZER/AFP/Getty Images)
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September 04, 2013
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