Dr Marcel Petiot: Résistant or villain?
(Top) The Eiffel Tower, Paris during the German Occupation
(Courtesy of The Memorial Museum, Caen)
(Bottom) The Eiffel Tower, Paris in the 21st Century
In 1946 Dr Marcel Petiot was put on trial for murder during the dark days of German Occupation. His defence was mainly based on him belonging to a resistance network. Despite these claims he was found guilty and sentenced to death. But was Dr Petiot truly a hero or villain?
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