BAPTISING BABIES BORN IN BENOUVILLE MATERNITY HOME IN FRANCE, 27 JULY 1944
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The Cure of Blainville (Calvados), Abbe Saint Jean baptising a newly born baby in the thirteenth century chapel of Benouville Maternity Home. The baby is held by a nurse because its mother was still unable to leave her bed. At the time of the ceremony the Home was in the front line and the chapel windows were rattling as a result of the nearby artillery duel between German and Allied forces.