French President Asked to Seek Return of Finaly Boys to F
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French President Asked to Seek Return of Finaly Boys to F

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Mlle. Antoinette Brun, the woman who had ### boys baptized as Catholics when they were five and seven years old, and ### spirit them out of the country when the French courts awarded the orphan ### to their aunt, today called at the summer residence of President Vincent ### ask his intervention to have the children returned from Israel to France. ### Brun said that she had saved the children from certain death at the hands ### Nazis.

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