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French People Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity - Maurice Papon, Paul Touvier, Ren Bousquet, Jean Leguay (Paperback) Loot Price: R214
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French People Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity - Maurice Papon, Paul Touvier, Ren Bousquet, Jean Leguay (Paperback)

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Chapters: Maurice Papon, Paul Touvier, Ren Bousquet, Jean Leguay. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 34. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Maurice Papon (French pronunciation: September 3, 1910 February 17, 2007) was a French civil servant, industrial leader and Gaullist politician, convicted for crimes against humanity for his participation in the deportation of over 1600 Jews during World War II when he was secretary general for police of the Prefecture of Bordeaux. Papon also participated in the repression in Algeria during the Algerian War (195462) as prefect of the Constantinois department. He was named chief of the Paris police in 1958. There, he ordered on October 17, 1961 the severe repression of a peaceful pro-National Liberation Front (FLN) demonstration against the curfew which he had imposed. The Paris massacre of 1961 left between one and three hundred dead with many more wounded. That same year, he was personally awarded the Legion of Honour by French President Charles de Gaulle. In 1998, he was stripped of all his decorations for his 1998 conviction for crimes against humanity. Papon was also in charge during the February 1962 massacre at the Charonne metro station, which took place during an anti-Organisation arme secrte (OAS) demonstration organized by the Communist Party (PCF). Forced to quit his functions after the "disappearance" of Moroccan dissident Mehdi Ben Barka, leader of the Tricontinental Conference, in 1965, he became, supported by de Gaulle, director of Sud Aviation company, which created the first Concorde plane. After May 1968, he became Minister of the Budget under prime minister Raymond Barre and president Valry Giscard d'Estaing. In 1981, emergence of details about his past under Vichy led to his trial and, after a very long investigation, convi...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=87529

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-24035-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-24035-2
Barcode: 9781156240359

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