Marseille forced to scrap a system of yellow triangles intended to help homeless people after it was accused of employing Nazi-style tactics.
Culture minister Aurélie Filippetti said she did not want planned sale of objects that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering to go ahead.
The move comes three years after railway formally admitted it transported thousands of Jews to their deaths during the Second World War.
An online interactive map is available to chart the location of every child deported from France between July 1942 and August 1944.
Charges against the 88-year-old man relate to Oradour-sur-Glane in central France where 642 people were murdered by SS troops in 1944.
England-based French football star claims the controversial salute is simply anti-establishment and not racist and insists he is not anti-Semetic.
Joachim Gauck will go to Oradour-sur-Glane where 642 people were massacred by Nazi soldiers in one of worst war-time atrocities in France.
The paintings, several of which are hanging in the Louvre in Paris, were taken from their Jewish owners as they fled Nazi-occupied Europe.
France launches criminal investigation into Nazi-themed stag party attended by UK Conservative Party MP Aidan Burley held in French alpine resort.