Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Emilienne Moreau: The rescue station and the Germans

The Moreau home was quickly transformed into a makeshift rescue and first aid station. The doctor in charge taught Emilienne how to clean and bandage wounds. She sometimes also helped severely wounded Scottish soldiers reach the rescue station.

On the following day Emilienne saw some German soldiers enter the cellar of the house that was directly opposite the Moreau house. Then she saw them take aim through the bars of the cellar window. Their target? A visibly wounded Scottish soldier who was struggling toward the Moreau rescue station. Emilienne became enraged...

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