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La Carriere des Fusilles

Route du Pouance, Chateaubriant, France
+33 2 40 28 60 36
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Still a moving experience

Rather a lot of coach parties this time but each was discrete and did not detract from this... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Escutcheon
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Pouance, France
Always Moving to stand in silence.

This quarry is where the Nazis shot 27 hostages in reprisal during WW2. The read leading to it... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2016
Escutcheon
,
Pouance, France
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Route du Pouance, Chateaubriant, France
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Rather a lot of coach parties this time but each was discrete and did not detract from this memorial to those hostages indiscriminately shot by the Nazis in WW2.There is another memorial in the nearby forest not far from the wind-turbines where others were taken...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2016

This quarry is where the Nazis shot 27 hostages in reprisal during WW2. The read leading to it (beside the main road to Pouancé) is named after them. It is set out in groups with soil from France built into each one. Limited parking (free)...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2015

At the entrance to the quarry they have now erected a series of explanatory panels in addition to the already useful speaker (in French, English & German) explaining its history. A good path leads in to the quarry and it is easy access by wheelchair....More

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Reviewed 30 June 2015

It never ceases to move one when they visit this memorial site. The 27 hostages, indiscriminantly killed by the Nazis in an act of terrible retribution are commemorated in groups around the old quarry. They have painted a broader central white line on the main...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2015

They have now made the roadside parking much safer and prevented overtaking along this stretch. A short walk down to the old, disused quarry which is now a memorial cemetery.

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Reviewed 11 May 2012

Please see my comments included in my Chateau de Cateaubriand review. It's both peaceful and harrowing at the same time. Be careful if you opt for the information speakers if there are other visitors present. It can be very booming and upset the peace and...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2016
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