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Daglan

Daglan

Daglan

Daglan main street

Daglan main road
Rue de la République

Place de la Liberté

Daglan main square
Place de la Liberté

View over Daglan

You can see our house from here. View of Daglan from the south side of the Céou Valley

Church of St. Martin.

The fourteenth century Church of St. Martin, Daglan.

Church of St. Martin

An old postcard of the Place de la Liberté and the Church of St. Martin

River Céou

River Céou

River Céou

River Céou

Sunny afternoon

Sunny afternoon in a friends garden

Such pretty flowers

Such pretty flowers

Flooding after the rains of early 2016

Flooding after the rains of early 2016

Surrounding Area

Castelnaud

Castelnaud taken from under the bridge. Just 10km from Daglan
Read the Castelnaud blog

Beynac

Beynac taken from one of our favourite picnic spots. 4km from Castelnaud
Read the Beynac blog

Sunflowers

Sunflowers with Château de Castelnaud-la-Chapelle in the background

Josephine Baker, les Milandes

Josephine Baker, les Milandes

Dordogne River

Dordogne River at Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Heron

Heron looking for breakfast on the Dordogne River

Is this a little bit or ancient Rome

Is this a little bit or ancient Rome in Saint Cyprien?

Interesting?… I think so

Chillies growing in a pot outside the Fabrice Le Chief Boutique

Chillies growing in a pot

Almost ready

Almost ready

Colourful characters of the Dordogne

Colourful characters of the Dordogne

So proud

So proud, a resident of jardins de Marqueyssac

Taking a morning stroll

Taking a morning stroll

Vintage

Vintage

Vintage

Vintage

chocolate

Chocolate… Chocolate…
ymmm, this is really chocolate


Recent Posts

Operation Percy Pink

We had never heard about Operation Percy Pink until we visited Saint Cyprien market a week ago. We had just finished buying our produce and were on our way back to the car when we spotted a vintage car parked at the end of the main road.
Operation Percy Pink

We soon found out that Operation Percy Pink was the code name that was used by US Special Forces to parachute thirteen men into German occupied France in August 1944 to aid the local ‘Maquis’ resistance fighters in the Perigord Noir. These commandos were the first allied troops to be dropped into the Perigord Noir, their task was to prevent the Germans moving North for as long as possible to aid the D-Day landings. This they did for several weeks which helped shorten WW2.

To honour their bravery a documentary is being produced aimed at teaching students of all ages about these men and the French Resistance in the Perigord Noir. In the documentary you can see veterans of the Resistance fighters telling their story.

Percy Pink PosterBrave men indeed,
who punched holes in petrol tanks so that the Germans would not get the fuel, blow up railway bridges so troop trains fell in the river, set fire to and destroyed what they could and used what they found to help the local people in their resistance.
 

Percy Pink WitnessA witness in 1944 who saw the US parachute team in Cadouin.
 

US Special forces, Percy Pink CommandosThe US Commandos who took part in Operation Percy Pink.
 
Operation Percy Pink Trailer on YouTube

 
Events: 30 April, Cenac Flower Festival.

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