Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

French Army Reinstates Fourteen Jewish Generals Ousted by Vichy

November 12, 1944
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

Fourteen Jewish generals have been returned to their posts in the French Army, the Ministry of War announced today. The officers were ousted after the adoption of the Vichy anti-Jewish laws.

Those reinstated are: Albert Bauman, Armand Aaron Bloch, Emile Gabriele Bloch, Pierre Boris, Jacob Elghezi, Ruben Job, Pierre Eliezer Lazard, Leopold Levy, Lucien Mayer Levy, Rene Nathan Levy, Ramond Elie Naquet-la Roque, Leon Rheims, Alphonse Weiler and Gustave Worms.

Recommended from JTA