Church in Le Chambon
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Le Chambon: Village saved thousands of WWII Jews

A small French village which saved thousands of Jewish people and refugees from the Nazis has opened a museum dedicated to its wartime secret.

Le Chambon, high in the mountains near Lyon, had a tradition of sheltering refugees from persecution even before the war, and during the conflict it became a centre for those trying to escape.

Robert Hall reports from Le Chambon.

  • 11 Jun 2013
  • From the section Europe
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