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Maurice Papon - Papon's Funeral: The Last Controversy
... the chancery of the Legion of Honour accused Papon of wearing his decoration (which he was stripped of after his conviction) illegally while being photographed for a ... In February 2007, Papon had heart surgery to correct congestive heart failure ... His attorney, Francis Vuillemin, declared that Papon should be buried with insignias of Commander of the Legion of Honour ...
Maurice Papon - World War II
... Mobilized on August 26, 1939 in the 2nd colonial infantry regiment, Papon was sent to Tripoli ... After his return in November 1940, following the fall of France, Papon agreed to serve the Vichy government ... Papon was appointed as the vice-chief of bureau to the central administration of the Ministry of Interior, before being named in February 1941 vice-prefect, 1st class ...
May 1981 - May 6, 1981 (Wednesday)
... Maurice Papon, the Minister of the Budget of France, was revealed by the newspaper Le Canard enchaîné to have been a collaborationist with the Nazi German occupation forces in ... Documents discovered by Le Canard showed Papon's signature on orders deporting French Jews to Germany ... Papon would later be tried for and convicted of crimes against humanity ...
Maurice Papon
... Maurice Papon ( September 3, 1910 – February 17, 2007) was a French civil servant, leading the police in major prefectures and in Paris during the Nazi Occupation of France and into ... Papon was known to have tortured insurgent prisoners (1954–62) as prefect of the Constantinois department during the Algerian War ... That same year, Papon was personally awarded the Legion of Honour by French President Charles de Gaulle, whose government was struggling to retain the French colony ...
Responsibility For The Holocaust - Involved - Other States - France
... Maurice Papon was the number two official in the Bordeaux region and supervisor of its "Service for Jewish Questions" ... Papon was accused of ordering the arrest and deportation of 1,560 Jews, including children and the elderly, between 1942 and 1944 most of his victims were sent to Auschwitz ... it was known to all that following the war, Papon went on to enjoy a civil service career, which led him to be the chief of the Paris police, held by ...