Keyword: Second World War

U.S. in talks with France on Holocaust compensation

White House warns US states not to take action that could harm talks with French rail firm SNCF which deported Jews to WW2 death camps.

German president to make historic visit to French WW2 massacre town

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.

France and Poland mark 68th Victory in Europe day in Paris

French President Francois Hollande speaks about the continuing need for compromise between France and Germany.

Australia WWII agent Nancy Wake's ashes scattered in France

The woman who inspired novel 'Charlotte Gray' wanted her ashes to be left in the forest where she played a key role against German occupation.

Police files shed light on wartime Jewish roundup in France

Archives opened on the 'Vel d’Hiv Roundup', in which thousands of Jews were deported from Vichy France during World War Two.

Allied forces "planned to arm Vichy France in Second World War"

The British military planned to secretly arm Vichy France behind Churchill’s back, new documents have revealed.