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Les Otages du Bêle

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Hidden : 04/10/2014
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Camp d'entrainement militaire depuis 1879, le champ de tir du Bêle devient pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, le principal lieu d'éxécution des résistants à Nantes.
 

Le 30 août 1941, on y fusille Marin Poirier, premier résistant nantais à tomber sous les balles de l'occupant.

En octobre 1941, 16 des 50 otages y trouvent la mort.

Suite au "procès des 42" , les 37 condamnés à mort y sont  éxécutés les 29 janvier, 13 février et  7 mai 1943.

Cette même année, le "procès des 16" s'achève par 15 condanations à mort : 11 résistants sont fusillés au Bêle, le 25 août 1943.

 

En tout ce sont plus de 80 personnes qui seront fusillés au champ de tir du Bêle pendant la guerre.

Military training camp since 1879, the range of  Bêle became during the Second World War, the principal place of execution resistant Nantes.

 

August 30, 1941, there glares Marin Poirier, first Nantes resistant to fall under the bullets of the occupant.

In October 1941, 16 of the 50 hostages get killed.

Following the trial "42", the 37 sentenced to death are executed yet the January 29, February 13 and May 7, 1943.

That same year, the "trial of the 16" ends with 15 condanations death : 11 were shot at Bêle the August 25, 1943.

In total ther are more than 80 people who were shot at the range of Bêle during the war.

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Decryption Key

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