author={Jacques Adler},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  pages={1065 - 1082}
  • J. Adler
  • Published 1 November 2001
  • History, Political Science
  • The Historical Journal
This review examines the state of current research on the fate of the Jews under the Vichy regime. Remarkable studies, from native and foreign scholars, dealing with the persecution of the Jews have examined aspects of that process hitherto ignored. They constitute a major contribution to our knowledge of the wartime involvement of the upper echelons of the French administration, the legal profession, and the banking system in the persecution of the Jews. And yet, despite recurring revelations… 

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