La Grande Rafle (The Great Roundup) of 1942

La Grande Rafle (The Great Roundup) of 1942

In July 1942, arrests of foreign Jews in France began simultaneously in the Occupied and Unoccupied Zones (see map below). After railcars were freed up by the Wermacht in the East, convoys began departing France every other day. “The initial plan c...

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