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Marie Genevieve Pamentier at the Recebedou camp.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 33409

Marie Genevieve Pamentier at the Recebedou camp.

Marie Genevieve Parmentier was a ten year-old French girl living in Paris at the time of the German occupation in 1940. Her widowed mother sent her to safety with an old relative in Ariège in the South of France. She sooned joined her aunt, Isabelle Peloux, a military nurse, at the camp of Recebedou. While there she attended primary school at nearby Portet-sur-Garonne, before returning to her family in the summer of 1941. The bicycle, given to her by her grandmother, helped her get to school at Portet-sur-Garonne.

1940 - 1941
Recebedou, [Tarn] France
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Marie Genevieve Dagain
Record last modified: 2012-05-07 00:00:00
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