Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Visit to French museum

MEMBERS of the Henley Falaise Twinning Association are to visit a new museum dedicated to the Second World War

MEMBERS of the Henley Falaise Twinning Association are to visit a new museum dedicated to the Second World War during a trip to the French town.

The Mémorial des Civils dans la Guerre (Memorial to Civilians in the War), which opens to the public on May 9, will feature displays about civilian life during the conflict.

The exhibits will include vintage photographs, filmed testimonies, reconstructed scenes of family life and a 3D animation of the destruction of a house by shelling, all described in French, English and German.

There could also be some collected wartime memories of Henley people.

The visitors will go to the musuem on Sunday, May 15, three days into their biennial visit to the Normandy twin town. They will spend a total of four days in France and will also visit the Monet gardens at Giverny.





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