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Excavations to start in France after revelations of WWII massacre

Excavations are to begin soon at a site recently revealed by a 98-year-old former fighter with the French Resistance movement, where he said he witnessed the executions of up to 40 German soldiers, in an apparent retaliation for their occupying army's massacre of French civilians days earlier.

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Excavation work is to start soon to find the bodies of up to 40 German soldiers who were executed by the French Resistance in June 1944, reports BBC News.

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