French and German presidents mark SS massacre in Oradour-sur-Glane

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The heads of state visited the ghost village in central France where, in June 1944, German troops slaughtered 642 people, including 207 children.

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France’s President François Hollande and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck paid a landmark visit to the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane on Wednesday, where 642 people were killed in 1944 by Nazi troops, in one of the worst massacres on French soil during World War II, reports FRANCE 24.