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Monument commémoratif de la nuit du 21 au 22 août 1944 - Comblanchien


Heritage from Comblanchien

As republican and progressive ideas were present in Comblanchien, some Resistance organisation born in this little village of quarrymen and wine-growers. It is considered as martyre village. In retaliation of patriotic ideas and suspicion of some members of Resistance, german army organize a crackdown against Comblanchien. In the night of 21st to 22nd August 1944, a german garrison simulated an attack by Resistance to mask their attack : 52 houses are burnt, 8 inhabitants of 530 are killed and 9 mens are send to a concentration camp. Contrary to want has been said, there was no resistance member in the village.


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Monument commémoratif de la nuit du 21 au 22 août 1944 - Comblanchien
Mairie
Rue de l'Eglise
21700 - Comblanchien

By phone
Phone: +33 (0)3 80 62 94 36

By web
E-mail: mairie.comblanchien@orange.fr
Website: http://www.comblanchien.fr/

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