Thursday, 8 November 2018

'Shock' as Macron announces French Nazi collaborator Marshal Pétain to be honoured for wartime service per The Jewish Chronicle

'Emmanuel Macron has announced that Marshal Philippe Pétain, the Nazi collaborator whose administration helped deport of tens of thousands of French Jews to death camps, will be honoured a centenary tribute because he "was a great soldier in World War One."'

More here at the JC

France's recent history of antisemitism is well documented but has been brushed over by the post second world war French. Somehow I doubt that the antisemitic, by at least one of the IHRA examples, BBC will be disconcerted by the Macron decision. 

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