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Vichy “liquidates” Jewish Property; Paris Urges Complete Confiscation of Jewish Belongings

December 8, 1941
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The confiscation of all Jewish possessions in France “for the benefit of war victims” was urged today at a mass meeting in Paris called by the anti-Semitic French Popular Party.

The meeting took place following the appointment this week-end by the Vichy government of “provisional administrators” to take control of property belonging to Jews. The proceeds of the “liquidated” Jewish property will be deposited in a frozen account of the dispossessed Jewish owner, after the expenses connected with the sale are deducted.

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