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Liberation celebrations, Descartes, 1944


Here’s a fascinating photo of the liberation celebrations of Descartes in on a sunny autumn day in September 1944. The population of Descartes at the time was about 1,500 and it seems that up to a half of them were … Continue reading

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Touraine Region during the World War II


On the evening of Friday, 29th of April, I, along with Sandra, went to the Petit Théâtre in the small village of Abilly near Descartes in the South Touraine. There was a showing of two films regarding the Second World … Continue reading

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