|Intercommunality||CA Troyes Champagne Métropole|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Daniel Lebeau|
|7.14 km2 (2.76 sq mi)|
|• Density||240/km2 (610/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||111–133 m (364–436 ft) |
(avg. 118 m or 387 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Buchères is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France.
On August 24, 1944, men of the 51st SS-Brigade massacred 68 people, of whom ten were children under ten year old, five were elderly above seventy years, including 35 women and three babies of 18, 11 and 6 months.
Aube is a French department in the Grand Est region of north-eastern France. As with sixty departments in France, this department is named after a river: the Aube. With 305,606 inhabitants (2012), Aube is 76th department in terms of population. The inhabitants of the department are known as Aubois or Auboises
Arcis-sur-Aube[aʁ.si.syʁ.ob] is a commune in the Aube department in the Grand Est region of north-central France.
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SS Panzergrenadier Brigade 51 was a short-lived Waffen-SS unit formed in June 1944 from SS Kampfgruppen 3. Although designated as panzergrenadier the unit was only equipped with wheeled vehicles. The SS Main Office ordered it redesignated as the 27th SS Panzer Division on 10 August, but this was strictly notional. It played a minor role in the Battle of France before it was merged into the 38th SS Panzergrenadier-Regiment of the 17th SS Panzergrenadier Division Götz von Berlichingen on 8 August.
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