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After the action at Etreux and the final surrender of Royal Munster Fusiliers troops, I am told they were interned in this factory at Etreux temporarily.

Any memeber have any knowledge of this or offer information about the building or interpret the text on postcard.

Thanking you all in advance.

James.

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Had my last French class in May of 1955, so I am a bit rusty. The use of the word "Gard" is not clear to me; it probably is a local place-name. The second part of the caption translates as: "factory complex".

Bob Lembke

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Had my last French class in May of 1955, so I am a bit rusty. The use of the word "Gard" is not clear to me; it probably is a local place-name. The second part of the caption translates as: "factory complex".

Bob Lembke

Many thanks Bob, the source of the photo told me they thought it was a factory but I was not sure.

Cheers,

James.

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James,

to see an aerial vew of (Gard)-d'étreux :

try this : http://www.pagesjaunes.fr/ciweb2g-pagesjau...ePagesJaunes.do

and after type : Quoi ? : mairie

où ? : Gard-d'étreux

département ou région ? : 02

and clik on : recherche

Michel

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James,

to see an aerial vew of (Gard)-d'étreux :

try this : http://www.pagesjaunes.fr/ciweb2g-pagesjau...ePagesJaunes.do

and after type : Quoi ? : mairie

où ? : Gard-d'étreux

département ou région ? : 02

and clik on : recherche

Michel

Michel,

And again many thanks. 2nd Lieut. Harry Newson, 2nd battalion Munster Fusiliers was interned in the factory for a short period of time.

Cheers,

James.

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