The plaque in Lower Manhattan honored Vichy French leader Philippe Petain, who oversaw the deportation of 75,000 Jews to concentration camps.
Like the thermal waters of the town, Vichy’s history continues to bubble and belch, at times with enough force to upend French politics and culture.
It was the winter of 1940. She was 16, he was 19.
Louis Vuitton has more baggage than you think, a new exhibit shows.
When James Joyce attempted to flee Vichy France during World War II, the Swiss government thought that he was Jewish, like his character Leopold Bloom.
French Jewish novelist and essayist Viviane Forrester died last month at the age of 87. Not everyone mourned her death.
Pope Francis’s church convinced itself that Argentina’s ‘dirty war’ was necessary. It wasn’t that different from Vichy France under the Nazis — and the junta also targeted Jews harshly.