Rouen is a city on the Seine River in the north of France. It is the capital of the region of Upper Normandy and the historic capital city of Normandy. One of the largest and most prosperous cities of medieval Europe, it was the seat of the Exchequer of Normandy in the Middle Ages. It was one of the capitals of the Anglo-Norman dynasties, which ruled both England and large parts of modern France from the 11th to the 15th centuries. 

Rouen in "The Garden Gnome Freedom Front"[]

Students from the university of Rouen founded the Garden Gnome Freedom Front. One night in Rouen's suburb Saint-Clément, they got quite a surprise.

Rouen in The Hot War[]

Rouen and Nancy were the two French cities destroyed by Soviet atomic bombs on 1 February 1951, in retaliation for American nuclear attacks on Manchurian cities that took place on 23 January.[1]


  1. Bombs Away, pg. 72, HC.