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The evacuation of Alsace 1939-1940

Devant  l'imminence  de  la  guerre  contre_cc781905-5cde -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ l'Allemagne,  les  autorités  nationales  décident d'évacuer the population of the Region as a matter of urgency.

On September 2 and 3, 1939, then on May 10, 1940, 374,000 Alsatians left their homes for the departments of Gers, Landes and Lot-et-Garonne for Haut-Rhinois, Dordogne, Indre and Haute-Vienne for the Bas-Rhinois.

La  guerre  qui  se  prépare  sera_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ totale,  les  armées  de  chars_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_ et  the bombardments  of  aviation will spare neither cities nor civilians. The second world war, the chaos, the destructions and the horrors will bring down the whole of Europe.

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