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WWII France Retreating French Army Flood Village

French soldiers paddling from house to house in an inundated western front village searching for food in France on June 7, 1940. The French voluntarily flooded the village in an attempt to hold up the blitzkrieging German army. (AP Photo)

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June 07, 1940 12:00:00 AM
February 22, 2011 04:59:40 PM
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Floods, World War II, Accidents and disasters, General news, Events, Government and politics
Army Soldier Emergencies And Disaster Transportation Building Exterior Water
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