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Emergency relief

Emergency relief: the Vichy government equipped two relief trains to bring medical assistance, food aid, clothes and a claims processing office to air raid victims. Though often hampered by damage to the rail network, the trains proved their usefulness on … Continue reading

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Only one-fifth of bombs dropped…

Only one-fifth of bombs dropped by Bomber Command’s raid on Le Creusot on 19/20 June 1943 hit the industrial targets there. A hospital was among the other buildings damaged. Collection BDIC-MHC. Photo NORA. Tous droits réservés.

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