10 Jun 1944

France
  • The vehicle in which Violette Szabo traveled was stopped by a German roadblock outside of Salon-la-Tour, Limousin, France. Wounded in the ankle, she held off advancing Germans, allowing a fellow agent to flee. After running out of ammunition, she was captured. ww2dbase [Violette Szabo | Salon-la-Tour, Limousin | CPC]

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