French Railroad Hands Over WWII-Era Archives

Posted by admin on Feb 6, 2012

SNCF, the French national railroad, has handed over digital copies of hits World War II–era archives. The documents were transferred to Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington and the Shoah Memorial in Paris, SNCF said Feb. 3 in a statement.

The handover comes a year after SNCF President Guillaume Pepy admitted that the company participated in transferring Jews to Nazi concentration camps. SNCF said in the statement that it is working to adhere to its policy of being transparent about its past.

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