Drancy

Coordinates: 48°56′N 2°27′E / 48.93°N 2.45°E / 48.93; 2.45

Drancy is a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 10.8 km (6.7 mi) from the center of Paris.

Read more about Drancy:  Administration, Twin Towns

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Benjamin Fondane - Biography - Arrest, Deportation and Death
... to the local network of Holocaust perpetrators after internment in the Drancy transit camp, he was sent on one of the transports to the extermination camps in occupied Poland, reaching Auschwitz-Birken ... was in custody while his sister was not, and sent her a final letter from Drancy Fondane, who had theoretical legal grounds for being spared deportation (a Christian wife), aware ... While in Drancy, he sent another letter, addressed to Geneviève, in which he asked for all his French poetry to be published in the future as Le Mal des fantômes ("The Ache of Phantoms"), and optimistically called ...
Salomon Gluck - Biography - Taken To Montluc, Drancy, and On Convoy 73
... Taken to Fort de Montluc in Lyon, then to Drancy (Drancy internment camp), next to Paris, on 11 May 1944, under the number 21530, he was deported on convoy 73, one of the rare trains from France carrying only men ...
Vel' D'Hiv Roundup - Memorials and Monuments – Drancy
... A memorial was also constructed in 1976 at Drancy, after a design competition won by Shelomo Selinger ... On 25 May 2001, the cité de la Muette – formal name of the Drancy apartment blocks – was declared a national monument by the culture minister, Catherine Tasca ... The Holocaust researcher Serge Klarsfeld said in 2004 "Drancy is the best known place for everyone of the memory of the Shoah in France in the crypt of Yad Vashem (Jérusalem), where stones are engraved with ...
Tristan Bernard - Drancy
... He was interned during World War II at the Drancy deportation camp ... When Gestapo agents were at his door he turned to his wife, who was crying, and said "Don´t cry, we were living in fear, but from now on we will live in hope" ...