Mémorial des Martyrs de la Déportation
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Cathédrale de Notre Dame de Paris
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Brasserie de l’île St-Louis
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square de l’Île de France · interesting places nearby
Mémorial des Martyrs de la Déportation information
The Memorial to the Victims of the Deportation, erected in 1962, remembers the 160,000 residents of France (including 76,000 Jews, of whom 11,000 were children) deported to and murdered in Nazi concentration camps during WWII. A single barred ‘window’ separates the bleak, rough-concrete courtyard from the waters of the Seine. Inside lies the Tomb of the Unknown Deportee .