1944 LE HAVRE UNDER THE ALLIES’ BOMBS
A war crime under wrap
Three months after D-Day, on a morning of September 1944, people of Normandy woke up in shock. Despite the German offer to evacuate civilians, Le Havre and its inhabitants had been crushed under British bombs in the deadliest bombardment conducted over France during WWII. The Germans were spared while the city lost 2000 people.
Did the Allied Forces really needed to level a city they came to liberate?