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French Decree Reinstates Jewish Officials Dismissed by Vichy Government

The reinstatement of “all officials who had been dismissed by the Vichy Government for racial reasons” was ordered today by Rene Capitan, Secretary-General for National Education of The French Committee of National Liberation.

The order was broadcast over the Paris radio. Further orders covering the restitution of confiscated property to Jewish owners are expected to be issued in Paris within several days.