French memorial to be built for deported Jews





An abandoned railway station outside Paris will be turned into a memorial for the tens of thousands of French and other European Jews who were deported from the site to death camps during World War II, an official said Tuesday.

The French national rail network, known as SNCF, is giving the former station in the Paris suburb of Bobigny to local officials as part of an agreement to create the memorial there.

SNCF last year for the first time expressed "sorrow and regret" for its role in the deportation of Jews during World War II....



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