Rafle Du 9 Juin 1944

Rafle Du 9 Juin 1944 (HM14SM)

Location: Capestang, Languedoc-Roussillon 34310 Hérault
Country: France
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N 43° 19.684', E 3° 2.651'

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[Roundup of 9 June 1944]

Sur cette place, le 9 Juin 1944, 179 hommes de 18 ? 40 ans furent rassembl puis transf?r en Allemagne par des SS qui avaient investi le village en reprailles et d?j? abattu Pierre Marty pr de la route basse de Poilhes.Parmi eus, Joseph Leibowitz n'en revint pas. Le 6, un convoi de ristants du secteur Poilhes-Capestang avait ?t? intercept? ? Fontjun (5 tu, 5 bless c?t? fran?ais)Le 7, 18 patriotes arr?t, interrog, tortur, avaient ?t? fusill sur le Champ de Mars ? Beziers.[ Translation by Google (with modifications):Roundup of 9 June 1944 On this place, 9 June 1944, 179 men aged 18 to 40 years were collected and transferred to Germany by the SS who had raided the village in retaliation and Pierre Marty already done near the low road of Poilhes.Some had, Joseph Leibowitz did not return.6, a convoy of Poilhes-Capestang resistant sector was intercepted at Fontjun (5 killed, 5 wounded French side)7, 18 patriots arrested, interrogated, tortured, had been shot on the Champ de Mars in Beziers.]
HM NumberHM14SM
Marker Condition
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 7:27am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31T E 503582 N 4797248
Decimal Degrees43.32806667, 3.04418333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 19.684', E 3° 2.651'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 19' 41.04" N, 3° 2' 39.06" E
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Area Code(s)515
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 Rue Louis Baisse, Capestang Languedoc-Roussillon 34310, FR
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