walwyn Sun, 09/12/2010 - 19:58
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The centre of Neufchâtel-en-Bray was almost completely demolished during heavy German bombing on June 7, 1940. Some 800 of the towns 1200 houses were destroyed. The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century was severely damaged, and almost all of the stained glass windows from the 13th century shattered. These windows have now been recreated from drawings and descriptions that were made in the 1930s.