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Beaune-la-Rolande internment camp was a French-run Nazi transit camp for Jews in Beaune-la-Rolande, France. 18,000 Jews were held in the camp, most of them to be transported to Auschwitz.

PK 696, Prisoner at the internment camp

The camp was closed in August 1943.

Notes

  • René Blum, founder of the Ballet de l'Opéra at Monte Carlo, was interned in the camp.
  • The Austrian-born French composer Ralph Erwin died while being held in the camp.
  • Part of the movie Sarah's Key was set in the camp.

See also

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