l’Abbaye d’Ardenne Massacre

It's Remembrance Day here in Canada and I thought I'd share with you a story that I learned while visiting Normandy, France. Earlier this year marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day. It's been 75 years since the Allied forces landed in Normandy under Operation Overlord, taking part in the largest seaborne invasion in history, and... Continue Reading →

Oradour-sur-Glane Massacre

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Oradour-sur-Glane Massacre, one of the most horrific atrocities I've ever heard of. On June 10, 1944 the 2nd SS Panzer Division "Das Reich" (part of the notorious Waffen-SS of Nazi Germany) stormed the village of Oradour-sur-Glane and killed 642 people, and left the village in ruins. (Stop reading... Continue Reading →

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