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Data for Oradour-sur-Glane
Data for the SS
Data for various SS pesonnel and other people

Heinz Barth
Georg Boos
Adolf Diekmann
Karl Gerlach
Otto Kahn
Helmut Kämpfe
Heinrich Lammerding
Rudolf Lusar
Detlef Okrent
Sylvester Stadler
Otto Weidinger
PoW Interrogation transcripts

General data relating to Oradour
Miscellaneous data relating to WWII
Miscellaneous data relating to this website
Hitler's sister Paula

   Bibliography

Books and videos covering Oradour
Books and videos on the Second World War and SS
Newspaper sources for the trial at Bordeaux in 1953
Books on the Vichy State
Books on the war in the East

Papers from the Public Record Office at Kew

   Frequently asked questions (FAQ's)

   Home page

   How to get there and places to stay

General (including Tourist Office)
The Centre de la Mémoire
Hotels and other places to stay in the area
Parking for vehicles and places to stay for Motorhomes, Caravans and Tents in the area
Currency (the euro)

10th June commemoration ceremony

   Introduction

   In a Ruined State

Chapter 1 In the Beginning

Historical review
The days before 10 June 1944

Chapter 2 10 June 1944

Introduction
Saturday 10th June 1944
Sunday 11th June 1944
Monday 12th June to Thursday 29th June 1944

Chapter 3 The Lost Boys

Introduction
Beginnings
Barth
Diekmann
Gerlach
Kahn
Kämpfe
Lammerding
Stadler
Weidinger
Footnote

Chapter 4 A House divided

Vichy
Resistance

Chapter 5 The trial at Bordeaux 1953

Introduction
The Accused
The Trial, day by day
The Verdicts
The immediate aftermath
Much later

   
  
In a Ruined State (continued)

Chapter 6 Background to the 10th of June

Introduction
Background
Tuesday 6th June 1944 "D-Day"
Wednesday 7th June 1944
Thursday 8th June 1944
Friday 9th June 1944
Saturday 10th June 1944
Sunday 11th to Thursday 29th June 1944
Later

Chapter 7 An Explanation for the Massacre

Introduction
Background
Other Authors Explanations
My Explanation
Another possibility
Miscellaneous Points
Summary
Footnote

Chapter 8 Conclusions and salient points

Postscript

   Latest News 

   Links to other sites relating to Oradour-sur-Glane

   Notes on language and terms used

The Reichs of Germany
The Politics and armed forces of The Third Reich
The SS and their role in The Third Reich
Racial beliefs of The Third Reich
The French Resistance: Résistants and Maquisards
Overseas Resistance Organisations
Vichy France

   Picture gallery

Present day ruins (from 1953 on)

Memorials
Six execution sites (for the men)
Catholic Church (site of execution for the women and children)
Cemetery
The village
The crypt

Panoramic views of the village

Original Oradour (up to 1953)
New Oradour (post 1953)
The 65th anniversary commemoration at Oradour
The 68th anniversary commemoration at Oradour
The 70th anniversary commemoration at Oradour
Other Oradours

Schiltigheim (a suburb of Strasbourg in Alsace)
Marsoulas (Martyr village 10 June 1944)
Frayssinet-le-Gélat
Peyrilhac

Belchite (Spanish Civil War memorial town in Aragon province)
Other relevant locations
French Resistance memorials (involving Das Reich)
Some of the SS personnel involved
The trial at Bordeaux in 1953
Other relevant personnel

Higher definition pictures of various locations (larger file sizes)

   Site Map  

   SS-Rank Table showing equivalents in the German, American and British Armies

   Summary of: In a Ruined State

10th June 1944
The mystery of why?
The events that led up to the attack
Das Reich moves north
Bordeaux 1953
What really happened

   Timeline for Oradour-sur-Glane

   Virtual Tour of Oradour-sur-Glane

Contact the author Michael Williams at: michael@oradour.info

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© Michael Williams 10 March 2000: revised 21 June 2014