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Béziers in Hérault, Occitania, France — Western Europe
 

Beziers Citizens Murdered

 
 
Beziers Citizens Murdered Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 20, 2012
1. Beziers Citizens Murdered Marker
Inscription.  

Ici le 20 Aout 1944 avant-veille de libération de Béziers dix biterrois paisibles furent assassines par les hordes Nazies en fuite

English translation:
Here, on August 20, 1944, two days before the liberation of Béziers, ten peaceful Beziers citizens were murdered by the fleeing Nazi hordes.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1944.
 
Location. 43° 20.654′ N, 3° 12.958′ E. Marker is in Béziers, Occitanie (Occitania), in Hérault. Marker is on Allées Paul Riquet. This marker is locate on the front right of the Municipal Theater. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 93 Allées Paul Riquet, Béziers, Occitanie 34500, France. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Béziers Se Souvient (a few steps from this marker); La Chapelle des Recollets (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Pepezuc (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Hôtel de Ville (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Les Halles (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Pierre Paul Riquet

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(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Gare du Beziers (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Ici Naquit Beziers (approx. one kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Béziers.
 
Beziers Citizens Murdered Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 20, 2012
2. Beziers Citizens Murdered Marker
The marker is on the front right of the Municipal Theater.
Entrance to the Muncipal Theater image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 20, 2012
3. Entrance to the Muncipal Theater
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 576 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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