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Polishing up our V-E Day ceremony

Yesterday was May 8th, or huit mai in French, and it’s a national holiday — marking Victory-in-Europe Day on May 8, 1945. Once again, our village of Daglan marked the day with a ceremony at the war memorial, right in … Continue reading

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