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Vel' d'Hiv Roundup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vel' d'Hiv Roundup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tallies of Jews rounded up in Paris. The often chilling records are being exhibited in the Paris Jewish district’s city hall to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the two-day “Vel d’Hiv” roundup, named for the Velodrome d’Hiver, or Winter Velodrome. Many thousands were rounded up on July 16 and 17, 1942, then holed up in miserable conditions in the stadium, just a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower, before being bused to the French camp at Drancy and then taken by train to Auschwitz.

Tallies of Jews rounded up in Paris. The often chilling records are being exhibited in the Paris Jewish district’s city hall to coincide with the anniversary of the two-day “Vel d’Hiv” roundup, named for the Velodrome d’Hiver, or Winter Velodrome.

Jean Ferrat "Si nous mourons" - La Rafle du Vél d'Hiv - YouTube

Jean Ferrat "Si nous mourons" - La Rafle du Vél d'Hiv - YouTube

Paris Le VEL' d'HIV Lorsque l’on prononce son nom, le Vel’ d’Hiv est presque toujours associé aux rafles de juillet 1942. Il fut aussi le lieu d’évènements sportifs ou festifs: matchs de boxe, spectacles de cirque, patinage artistique, et surtout les « 6 jours cycliste » qui faisaient vibrer les spectateurs chaque année. Le Vélodrome d’Hiver a connu une existence riche et éphémère, commencée au pied du M° Grenelle en 1910, pour se terminer en 1959 avec sa démolition. John d'orbigny…

Entrance to the Vel’ d’Hiv (the Winter Stadium, or Velodrome d'Hiver), where Jews were detained en-mass in preparation for their deportation to concentration camps in France

Men, women and children escorted from their Paris homes by the French police, held at the Vel D'Hiv cycling arena and ultimately went to their deaths at Auschwitz.

You might have HIV without knowing it; here are the 3 signs Men, women and children escorted from their Paris homes by the French police, held at the Vel DHiv cycling arena and ultimately went to their deaths at Auschwitz.

Lebensborn - Wikipedia

Lebensborn - Wikipedia

Buses waiting at the entrance to the Velodrome d'Hiver, where almost 13,000 Jews were assembled before being transported to Drancy and other French transit camps. Paris, France, July 16 and 17, 1942.

Buses waiting at the entrance to the Velodrome d'Hiver, where almost Jews were assembled before being transported to Drancy and other French transit camps. Paris, France, July 16 and From there they would be transported to death camps

Cercil - Musée Mémorial des enfants du Vel d'Hiv

Cercil - Musée Mémorial des enfants du Vel d'Hiv

News Photo: Polish born Sarah Montard one of the survivors of Vel D'Hiv roundup (Rafle du Veldrome d'Hiver)

News Photo: Polish born Sarah Montard one of the survivors of Vel D'Hiv roundup (Rafle du Veldrome d'Hiver)

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