Blois - june 1940

Town of the Loir & Cher, who I was born in the spring of 1966, discover it during the defeat of june 1940 by some german soldiers pictures... Each picture is accompanying with an other take today and is locating on a map of the town...

some dates :

15-17th june : Bombardments of the station and of the center of the town by the Luftwaffe and fires.

18th june : Destruction of an arch of the Jacques Gabriel bridge by the french army for his withdrawal. Entrance of the german troops in the town...



.19th Infanterie Division I/74 Rgt "Hameln".


.units unknow.


If you have some pictures of Blois in the same time, please contact me...