Place:Sallaumines, Pas-de-Calais, France

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NameSallaumines
Alt namesSallauminesesource: Wikipedia
TypeCommune
Located inPas-de-Calais, France
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Sallaumines is a commune of northern France.

History

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The history of the area remains marked by the Courrières mine disaster which caused 1099 deaths on 10 March 1906 on the territories of Billy-Montigny, Méricourt and Sallaumines.

On 18 June, 1916 Max Immelmann, the first German World War I flying ace, was killed by the British 25 Squadron Royal Flying Corps while flying over the area.

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