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Love Under Vichy:
A French Paterfamilias and the Jewish Conspiracy

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For the anti-Semite, there is no escape from the Jewish “problem.” What could be more tragic-comic than the plight of the respectable French father who, in the documents printed here, appeals to the Vichy government of Petain for help against the sinister foreigner who has stolen the affections of his daughter? Could such a villain be anything but a Jew? And yet—how is one to prove it? The above documents are from the archives of the Vichy government, and are translated from Le Monde Juif, publication of the Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine in Paris.

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