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Joseph Antignac, Vichy Official Charged with Anti-jewish Activities, Gets Death Sentence

July 11, 1949
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Joseph Antignac, secretary-general of the Commissariat for Jewish Affairs during the Vichy regime, who was charged with a long list of anti-Jewish activities, was sentenced to death today, five days after the opening of his trial here. M. Antignac testified that he accepted the post of secretary-general “only to prevent the worst” for the Jews.

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