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D-Day survivor pays homage to her brother who died in 1944 bombing [Video]

Arlette Varin-Baudin was 10-years-old during the June 6th, 1944 bombing in Lisieux, Normandy.
Arlette Varin-Baudin was 10-years-old during the June 6th, 1944 bombing in Lisieux, Normandy. RFI

On 6 June 1944, Arlette Varin-Baudin was living with her family in the city of Lisieux in Normandy when it was bombed by the Allies. 75 years after she remembers that day and pays tribute to her elder brother, 11-years-old Serge, who died in the bombing.

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Recently, France has started recognising casualties during WWII in Normandy where 20,000 civilians were killed.

A Civilians in Wartime Memorial was created in Falaise in 2016.

 

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