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Today in World War II History—May 14, 1941

After the first roundup in Paris, French police escort foreign Jewish men from the Japy school to deportation trains at the Austerlitz station, Paris, France, May 14, 1941 (Bibliotheque Historique de la Ville de Paris via US Holocaust Museum)

After the first roundup in Paris, French police escort foreign Jewish men from the Japy school to deportation trains at the Austerlitz station, Paris, France, May 14, 1941 (Bibliotheque Historique de la Ville de Paris via US Holocaust Museum)

80 Years Ago—May 14, 1941: In first “rafle” (round-up) of Jews in France, 3710 Jewish men, primarily from Poland, are arrested and detained in a camp in France.

British forces approaching from Sudan and Kenya link at Amba Alagi, Ethiopia.