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Article about: Well guys nearly time for my visit, two weeks in fact . Thanks to all those who have visited i have some knowledge of what to expect when i arrive there, we will be based in Limoges for 4 da

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    and on the place, don't speak of SS...

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    Returned today pictures will follow but wow the scale of it suprised me, very moving and so sad.
    "and when he gets to heaven,
    to saint peter he will tell:
    "Just another marine reporting, sir
    I've served my time in hell."

  3. #13

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    Of course , all is like in 1944....
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    Exactly, i dont know if it was me but you can still smell the burnt out buildings, pictures tomorrow there are plenty.
    "and when he gets to heaven,
    to saint peter he will tell:
    "Just another marine reporting, sir
    I've served my time in hell."

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    Somewhere I have the booklets on the massacre with pictures of SS letters they found on the ground.
    In France we had one problem, because one part of the soldiers (14)came fom Alsace, (malgrés-nous).
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    never to brought to justice?
    I also visited Museum of the Resistance in Limoges, again pictures tomorrow.
    "and when he gets to heaven,
    to saint peter he will tell:
    "Just another marine reporting, sir
    I've served my time in hell."

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    Ok here we go, the pictures explain themselves on June 9th 1944 this was a typical beautiful french village the next day should never be forgotten.
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    "and when he gets to heaven,
    to saint peter he will tell:
    "Just another marine reporting, sir
    I've served my time in hell."

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    Even more.
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    Final thoughts, hard to imagine why but the fact it has been preserved lets us all see what happened here, the last picture shows a house a few hundred yards away from the top of the village yet it survived? why.
    "and when he gets to heaven,
    to saint peter he will tell:
    "Just another marine reporting, sir
    I've served my time in hell."

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    The best forum of the net on MG 34 and MG 42 is here : http://mg34mg42.forumactif.org/forum.htm

    The best Militaria forum in France is here : http://deutsch-militaria.forumactif.us/

  10. #20

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    haunting photos, i'm going to have to visit one day!...
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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