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Editor of French Anti-semitic Paper During War is Sentenced to Death in Absentia

Claude Oltramare, a wartime Nazi collaborator when he was editor of the violently anti-Semitic “Le Pilori,” was condemned to death yesterday in absentia, by the Seine High Tribunal. Oltramare, a Swiss citizen, is now living in his native land.

The executive of the Union of Jewish Societies of France today unanimously approved a resolution protesting against the “injury done to hundreds of thousands of Jews deported from France by the setting free of the sinister Xavier Vallat.”