On 16th Sept., 1943 at 4:00 pm Nantes was bombed by a US fleet of bombers : they missed the port which was their target; 1,000 dead and 2,000 injured civilians ...
From 1940 to 1945, allied bombardments killed between 60,000 and 75,000 French civilians : they were not soldiers, they were not Resistants but they died for France.
We are reminded these victims by the film Nantes sous les bombes alliées, une histoire oubliée de la France en guerre by Fr. Gauducheau followed by a talk with P. Facon (historian in air force).
Where : Memorial de Caen
When : Wed. 4th April 2012 at 7:15 pm.
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