French Holocaust records exhibited for first time in history

19.07.2012                      29.Tammus. 5772                      Jom Kippur Katan

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French Holocaust records exhibited for first time in history

Police open archives on one of the most brazen collaborations between authorities and the Nazis during World War II: France’s biggest single deportation of French Jews.

They are among France's darkest days: Police dragged over 13,000 Jews from their homes, confined them in a Paris cycling stadium with little food or water, and then deported them to their deaths in the concentration camp at Auschwitz. But even in France, one of the most brazen collaborations between authorities and the Nazis during World War II is unknown to many in the younger generation….