Jewish couple saved by Huguenots

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  1. TriciaF

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  3. Harry Ree

    Harry Ree Very Senior Member

    TriciaF...thanks for posting.

    It should remind all how deep Petain and his Vichy government were in the persecution of Jews in following the New Order in Europe.It is recorded that Petain's collaboration in rounding up the "untermenchen" went much further than that expected from his Nazi masters.

    Gurs has been recorded as a real hellhole. Spanish Republicans escaping from detention were able to join the Maquis with others who had escaped into France after fleeing Spain.Surprisingly as the source states, Spanish Republications were held there postwar as not to embarrass France with their initiatives against Franco Spain.
     

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