is today a memorial to the 642 people that were massacred.
evil act was carried out by the 2nd S.S. Panzer Division "Das
Reich" on that most brutal barbaric day of Saturday June10th
All the people in the village were rounded up and then separated,
men in one group, and the women and children in another, a total
of 642 innocent people of France.
The men folk and boys numbering around 200 were herded into barns,
others were taken to the top of the village and lined up, all waited
in fear and with great uncertainty as to what was about to happen.
The women, children and babies, a total of 450 in all were herded
down the narrow street into the church. There the S.S. crammed them
in, the women shielding their children and babies in their mothers