The exhibition, organized by the Amicale Philatélique et Cartophile de Trouville-Deauville and in partnership with the City of Deauville, recreates the life of Deauville inhabitants during the Second World War. You’ll find about 900 original documents regarding this tormented era, letters, postcards, passes, vouchers, photos belonging to seven local history lovers and their towns.

The periods concerned:
- 1939: general mobilization and requisition of major hotels and casinos transformed into French military hospitals
- 1940-1944: the arrival of occupying forces, occupation places, construction of bunkers, life in Deauville under Occupation, ration cards
- 1944-1945: Liberation by Brigade Piron and the Allied forces, Deauville after the Occupied forces left, the American presence.

A postcard, a personalized stamp and a commemorative seal are especially made for this exhibition.






Start date : 15/08/2019
- End date : 20/09/2019
14:00 to 18:00

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