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http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/interna ... =658752004
...has been sentenced to two years in prison by a French court after he made a film contesting a brutal Second World War massacre by Nazi SS storm-troopers.
The conviction of Vincent Reynouard, 33, coincides with the 60th anniversary today of the slaughter of 642 villagers, including 245 women and 207 children, at Oradour-sur-Glane on 10 June, 1944, four days after the D-Day landings by Allied forces.
He says the resistance tortured German soldiers to death and has found evidence for an explosion of resistance ammo in the church rather than a german massacre was the cause of the french civilian deaths.