Carcassonne Day Three : Nazi Atrocities


We noticed this plaque on our canal walk and it relates to the massacre of 21 people during the German withdrawal from Carcassonne on 20 August 1944. It seems a cruel way for an innocent person to die, so near to the liberation of the area and it also seems that it has taken some determined locals to get this plaque to be located here. There’s more about the whole incident at