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Statement by Maurice Rajsfus on the Eve of the French Presidential Election

THE LE PEN FAMILY ARE ALL HOLOCAUST DENIERS
By Maurice Rajsfus, survivor of the Vél d’Hiv Raid

ON APRIL 9, 2017, in keeping with a family tradition, Marine Le Pen declared on a radio program that France was not responsible for the Vél d’Hiv raid. 316 more words

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Operation Yellow Star / Black Thursday reviewed by New York Journal of Books

Lew Whittington writes, “Newly translated English editions of Operation Yellow Star and Black Thursday: The Round-up of July 16, 1942 have just been released in a single volume to mark the 75th anniversary year of the purge of Jews in France during WWII.” 50 more words

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Austerlitz in Paris

W G Sebald’s novels tend to begin with someone setting out on a journey.  His protagonists are almost always in transit, and if they do settle somewhere it is not likely to be long-term.  1,851 more words

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2016 Book #109 - Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

Title: Sarah’s Key
Author: Tatiana de Rosnay
Date finished: 11/17/16
Genre: Historical fiction
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Publication Date: September 2008
Pages in book: 293… 516 more words

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Sarah's Key by Tatiana deRosnay

Synopsis from Goodreads:

Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel’ d’Hiv’ roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family’s apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours. 394 more words