A historian at the trial of Maurice Papon testified that the former Vichy official knew of the fate that awaited deported Jews. Marc-Olivier Baruch argued against Papon’s claims that he was only a low-level functionary in France’s wartime collaborationist government. Papon is the highest-ranking official in the Vichy government to go on trial for war crimes.
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