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Oral history interview with Jean Coqueret

Oral History | Accession Number: 2001.5.4 | RG Number: RG-50.498.0004

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Jean Coqueret discusses his father’s background as a World War I veteran; the collaboration of the French police during the German occupation; the enforcement of racial laws by the French police; the varying degrees of resistance by police and people; his work for the Red Cross in Drancy; and an incident where he tried to help a Jew; witnessing deportations, mass arrests, and poor treatment of Jews in Drancy; the enforcement of wearing yellow Star of David badges; the postwar prosecution of collaborators; and his personal documents such as property papers, food ration cards, and work permits (shown in video).

Interviewee
Jean Coqueret
Date
2000 January 22  (interview)
Language
French
Extent
4 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-04-24 13:56:37
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