A US bomber crashed near here on July 4th 1943, killing two crew members. Donald W. Irvine -bombardier Francis M. Hackley -navigator Two were taken prisoner. Six others escaped to fight another day thanks to the help of locals. 18 of those were deported to Germany, seven never came back. KIA in 1944 Francis Collet Jean Daniel Berthy Bouyer Roger Gaulard Missing Edouard Paysant (son) Dead for liberty.
Of the 18 Resistance members who helped the crew and were subsequently arrested for it, 7 never came back from deportation.