French Holocaust records exhibited for first time

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French Holocaust records exhibited for first time

THIBAULT CAMUS/Associated Press
A memorial to Jews deported to concentration camps during the Holocaust stand in Drancy, north of Paris. During the Nazi occupation of France in World War II, tens of thousands of Jews were sent through a transit camp in Drancy before being sent on to Nazi concentration camps.
REMY DE LA MAUVINIERE/Associated Press
Documents from the Archives of Paris Police Prefecture show lists of Jewish people registered during World Ware II. They are part of an exhibition of French archives on Shoah in Paris.
REMY DE LA MAUVINIERE/Associated Press
The front page of daily newspaper Le Matin reads “Jews must wear the yellow star starting July 7.” The archives of the biggest World War II deportation of French Jews are being opened up to public view for the first time. It coincides with the 70th anniversary of the Vel’ d’Hiv roundup by Paris police of about 13,000 Jews over two days who were then sent to Auschwitz death camp.

French Holocaust records exhibited for first time

THIBAULT CAMUS/Associated Press
A memorial to Jews deported to concentration camps during the Holocaust stand in Drancy, north of Paris. During the Nazi occupation of France in World War II, tens of thousands of Jews were sent through a transit camp in Drancy before being sent on to Nazi concentration camps.
REMY DE LA MAUVINIERE/Associated Press
Documents from the Archives of Paris Police Prefecture show lists of Jewish people registered during World Ware II. They are part of an exhibition of French archives on Shoah in Paris.
REMY DE LA MAUVINIERE/Associated Press
The front page of daily newspaper Le Matin reads “Jews must wear the yellow star starting July 7.” The archives of the biggest World War II deportation of French Jews are being opened up to public view for the first time. It coincides with the 70th anniversary of the Vel’ d’Hiv roundup by Paris police of about 13,000 Jews over two days who were then sent to Auschwitz death camp.
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