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‘Cowards! – France will not forget!’

‘Cowards! – France will not forget!’ The simplest collaborationist French poster against the bombing, with the Parisian basilica of Sacré Coeur in the background. Collection BDIC-MHC. Tous droits réservés.

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Red Cross canteen for bombed-out families

Emergency relief: a Red Cross canteen for bombed-out families in the Paris suburbs. Collection BDIC-MHC. Tous droits réservés.

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Trapped victims

Trapped victims. The immediate task of civil defence teams after a raid (here, on the Paris suburbs, probably in May 1944) was to dig out the living or, when this could not be done immediately, to pump fresh air to … Continue reading

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Young bombed-out evacuees from Paris

Young bombed-out evacuees from Paris take the bus to the Château d’Hermonville, in the département of the Marne. The sponsoring organisation, the Comité Ouvrier de Secours Immédiat, was financed chiefly from the confiscation of Jewish-owned goods. Collection BDIC-MHC. Tous droits … Continue reading

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