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Memorial Museum of the Battles of the Colmar Pockets can be found in the heart of Turckheim, in Alsace, France. The Museum-Memorial presents the testimony of the events of two long months of suffering around Colmar during the winter of 1944-1945.
In the desperate days of June 1940 captain Philippe de Hauteclocque made his way to London and adopted the war-name of “Leclerc”. As a great tactician and outstanding leader, he enjoyed a blistering career. His name and that of his 2nd Armored Division are associated with the liberation of Paris in August 1944.
The Memorial Alsace-Moselle in Schirmeck, France, retraces the history of the region of Alsace and Moselle from 1870 to the present day, with a particular focus on WWII and the totalitarian system. Part of the museum is dedicated to the French-German reconciliation and to European reconstruction after the war.
MMPark is located in La Wantsenau, ten kilometres from Strasbourg, in Alsace, France. The exhibition covers an area which exceeds 7,000 m² and presents a huge collection dedicated to WWII and to the main belligerents. Hundreds of mannequins, armoured vehicles, trucks, motorcycles, personal belongings, an airplane, a German speedboat, and more are on display.
The Centre Européen du Résistant Déporté can be found on the site of the former Struthof concentration camp, near Natzwiller, in France. The Centre was inaugurated in November 2005 and is exclusively dedicated to the history of the former camp. The collections include photos, archival documents, original objects and drawings. Remains of the camp can be seen when leaving the museum.