In this photo taken Monday, July 16, 2012 a letter reading "The Jews held at the Vel d'Hiv were sent to the Austerlitz train station this morning for deportation to the camps. Fifty sick people will ... more 
In this photo taken Monday, July 16, 2012 a letter reading "The Jews held at the Vel d'Hiv were sent to the Austerlitz train station this morning for deportation to the camps. Fifty sick people will be sent to Drancy. In about one hour the Winter Velodrome will be available" and coming from the Archives of Paris Police Prefecture is presented for an exhibition of French archives on Shoah in Paris. The chilling archives of the biggest World War II deportation of French Jews are being opened up to public view for the first time. It coincides with the 70th anniversary of the Vel' d'Hiv roundup by Paris police of some 13,000 Jews over two days who were then sent to Auschwitz death camp. Photos, signatures and records of personal possessions from many of the victims are on display at a Paris district town hall. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Remy de la Mauviniere
Tue, Jul 17, 2012 12:02 PM EDT