Saturday, April 12, 2014

Interned in Vichy France

British internees in Vichy France (March 1942)
[Courtesy of 'The Whitehaven News']

For additional information click on 'Comments' below.
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Blogger ritsonvaljos said...

Additional information

The photograph seen above shows a group of British internees in a civilian internment camp in Vichy France. It first appeared in 'The Whitehaven News' in March 1942. Although no names are given it is believed there are some West Cumbrians among those seen in the photograph.

Click on the following link to read an earlier article about the French internment camps of WW2:
The Principal French Internment camps of WW2
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Acknowledgements

'The Whitehaven News'

Cumbria Archives & Local Studies Centre
(Whitehaven Records Office)
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