now in Poitiers france

5 december 2018 - Poitiers, Frankrijk

ENGLISH VERSION

.........a great day today, visited the military barracks, which was the German SS home during WW2, now houses the France Marines, was given coffee and long chat on the August 1944 MOSQUITO bombing of RAF, RAAF and RNZAF, gave them actual photo, they scanned My Fathers logbook pages. the French Army was very friendly !!!!!!!  Tomorrow Oradour sur Glane and then later Cahors, to visit the Vineyard owned by the Danish Queen  ....PS.....it is 15 degr C here, also the sun came out once or twice....PPS..... the Toyota Prius average 4,7 liter per 100 kilometer now, so am maninly driving on Petrol drive Mode, there are not many E Charging points here

DANISH VERSION
...........en stor dag i dag...... besøgte de militære kaserne, der var det tyske SS hjem i2. verdenskrig, huser nu fransk marinerer, fik kaffe og lang snak om August 1944 MOSQUITO bombningen af RAF, RAAF og RNZAF, gav dem et 1944 billede naf kasernen,  de scannede Mine Fars logbog sider. ....YES YES.....den franske hær var meget venlig !!!!!!! .....I morgen Oradour sur Glane og derefter senere Cahors, for at besøge prince Henriks vingård.... PS ..... det er 15 grader C her, også solen kom ud en eller to gange .... PPS .. ... Toyota Prius gennemsnit bensin forbrug er nu 4,7 liter pr. 100 km, så er mere kørende på benzin mode, der er ikke mange E Opladepunkter her
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  1. David Atchinson:
    5 december 2018
    Sounds like a great visit at the original SS Baracks meeting with the French military. I thought the SS Barracks got totally destroyed during the RAF bombing raid in Operation Bulbasket. Was your father involved with this raid? Refer https://www.oradour.info/ I know the Americans built some major bases there between early 1950's to late 1960's until de Gaulle demanded the Americans leave. Also did you get to visit the Oradour-sur-Glane village in the area? Look forward to seeing the photographs. Great itinerary!!

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