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Discours du Président de la République M. Jacques Chirac, 16 July 1995

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Title
Discours du Président de la République M. Jacques Chirac, lors des Ceremonies Commemorant la Grande Rafle des 16 et 17 Julliet 1942 (Rafle du Vel' d'Hiv)

Date
16 July 1995

Speaker
Jacques Chirac, President of the French Republic

Description
Vel' d'Hiv is the abbreviation for 'Vélodrome d'Hiver' a stadium in Paris. The 16 and 17 of July 1942, 12,552 Jews were stopped by 4500 French police under Vichy. The Jews were kept interned at Vel d'Hiv before being transferred to Pithiviers or Beaune-la-Rolande, then towards Auschwitz for some, or other camps. The incident is now referred to as "La Grande Rafle du Vel' d'Hiv" ('The Great Raid of the Vel' d'Hiv') and was commemorated in this ceremony of 16 July 1995 in Paris.

Publishing Information
Chirac, Jacques. Statement on the Occasion of the Ceremony Commemorating the Great Raid of 16 and 17 July 1942 (The Raid of the Vel' d'Hiv). Embassy of France in the USA, <http://www.info-france-usa.org/news/statmnts/1998/wchea/vel2.asp> in French, accessed 16 July 2002.

Source
A transcript of this statement can be found on the website for the Embassy of France in the USA, <http://www.info-france-usa.org/news/statmnts/1998/wchea/vel2.asp> in French, accessed 16 July 2002.

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