Here is the bomb found at the Prairie de Mauves, in Nantes. Its destruction is scheduled for late morning.

Nantes: A German Bomb of 250 kg Destroyed

Operations are underway this Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Nantes to destroy a German aviation bomb discovered on the towpath at the Prairie Mauves. Details. A German 250 kg semi-perforating aviation bomb , not equipped with its firing device,  was discovered near the towpath at Mauves Meadow , Nantes, announced the prefecture of Loire-Atlantique this morning . “For security reasons, the prefect decided to […]

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President Francois Hollande recognizes Frances role in Vel d'Hiv

Roundup of the Vel d’Hiv: For Hollande, a “crime committed in France by France”

COMMEMORATION: He also praised the “courage” of Jacques Chirac, the first president to have said … François Hollande acknowledged in turn Sunday that the arrest of thousands of Jews during the roundup of the Vel d’Hiv in July 1942, was a “crime committed in France by France” and praised the “courage” of Jacques Chirac , […]

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