Photo Gallery: A German President in Oradour-sur-Glane
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Photo Gallery: A German President in Oradour-sur-Glane

Painful Past German President Visits Nazi Massacre Site

President Joachim Gauck on Wednesday became the first German head of state to visit the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane, the site of a gruesome massacre by the Waffen SS in 1944. It was an emotional visit with heavy significance for French-German relations.