Drancy


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Drancy

(French drɑ̃si)
n
(Placename) a residential suburb of NE Paris. Pop: 66 454 (2006)
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Address : Place De L~htel De Ville, Bp 76, 93701, Drancy Cedex, F
Amimour, 28, a former bus driver from the Paris suburb of Drancy, and Mohamed Aggad, 23, from Strasbourg, blew themselves up at the Bataclan concert hall.
Jean-Christophe Lagarde, the mayor of Drancy, a northeastern suburb of Paris, said al Mouadan was also connected to Amimour, a 28-year-old former bus driver who blew himself up in Paris's Bataclan concert hall.
The delegation yesterday visited the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Shoah Memorial in Drancy, Mosque of Drancy and the Sikh Gurdwara in Bobigny.
The multi-wagon train was travelling in the Drancy suburb near Paris when one of the wagons came off the rails, media and official reports said.
It was convoy number 73, which departed from Drancy on May 15, 1944.
Tatiana de Rosnay focuses a fictional lens on Paris during the Occupation, with a poor Polish-born family arrested and sent to the notorious Vel' d'Hiver stadium and thence to Drancy and Auschwitz.
Julia travels from Drancy o Tuscany to New York on the trail of a little girl wearing a yellow star.
Melanie, meanwhile, is a survivor of the Drancy "transit camp" on the outskirts of Paris, where Jews were detained by the Vichy government before being shipped off to Auschwitz--memories that intrude on the present in the form of staccato, black-and-white flashbacks.
But for those with even a passing knowledge of Vichy and the Holocaust, Drancy is remembered as the notorious staging point at which 70,000 Jews were held by French authorities before being deported straight from the outskirts of Paris to Nazi extermination camps.
in SNCF cattle cars from southwest France to a camp at Drancy and remained there for several
AO Technologies will work together with Cal Info Mesure of Drancy, France, which provides product service and technical support to MI Technologies' customers.