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A group of children who were sheltered in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, a town in southern France. Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France, August 1942.

Jewish children who were hidden and protected from the Nazis in the town of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon in southern France. The citizens of the town came together to protect the Jewish citizens of the.

Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, a rural French community that sheltered Jews during the Holocaust

Jewish children sheltered by the Protestant population of the village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.

The Righteous Among The Nations - Pastor Marc Donadille, Francoise his wife and children. Donadille worked with CIMADE, a Protestant movement to save the Jews of southern France by smuggling them to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. France, between 1939 and 1943.

The Righteous Among The Nations - Pastor Marc Donadille, Francoise his wife and children. Donadille worked with CIMADE, a Protestant movement to save the Jews of southern France by smuggling them to Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. France, between 1939 and WWII

The town of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon united to shelter thousands of Jewish children and others hunted by the Nazis during WWII.

Jewish children sheltered by the Protestant population of the village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.

COMMARMOND Pierre,LE CHAMBON SUR LIGNON,Christie's,London

COMMARMOND Pierre,LE CHAMBON SUR LIGNON,Christie's,London

Portraits of Jewish children who were saved by the residents of the village Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. During the Nazi occupation the village residents hid these children and other Jews. France, 1942/1943

Portraits of Jewish children who were saved by the residents of the village Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. During the Nazi occupation the village residents hid these children and other Jews.

Photo of Peter Feigl, a Jewish child hidden in the Protestant village le Chambon-sur-Lignon. Le Chambon, France, August 9, 1943.

Photo of Peter Feigl, a Jewish child hidden in the Protestant village le Chambon-sur-Lignon. Le Chambon, France, August — US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Le Chambon sur Lignon | Le comité Français pour Yad Vashem

Le Chambon sur Lignon | Le comité Français pour Yad Vashem

Vintage Railway Travel Poster - Le Chambon sur Lignon - Haute-Loire - by Pierre Commarmond - 1930.

Vintage Railway Travel Poster - Le Chambon sur Lignon - Haute-Loire - by…

1.1 million Jewish children were killed during the Holocaust.  Only a small number kept diaries.  This is the cover of Elizabeth Kaufmann who lived with a Pastor and his family for a while, in France.

The cover of a diary written by Elizabeth Kaufmann while living with the family of Pastor André Trocmé in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.

Le Chambon-sur-Lignon ~ An amazing little French town.  The ENTIRE town hid 5,000 Jews during the Holocaust.  Never did one person reveal their secret to authorities ~ For they loved their "neighbor" and only saw people, never a Jew.

Le Chambon-sur-Lignon ~ An amazing little French town. The ENTIRE town hid Jews during the Holocaust. Never did one person reveal their secret to authorities ~ For they loved their "neighbor" and only saw people, never a Jew.

Daniel Brunshwig Nationality: French Jewish Residence: Le Chambon sur-Lignon, Haute-Loire, Auvergne France Death: October 30, 1943 Cause: Murdered in Auschwitz (buried in Auschwitz death camp) Age: 4

Daniel Brunshwig Nationality: French Jewish Residence: Le Chambon sur-Lignon, Haute-Loire, Auvergne France Death: October 1943 Cause: Murdered in Auschwitz (buried in Auschwitz death camp) Age: 4

"One of two entire communities to be named to as Righteous Among the Nations by the State of Israel, the French village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, has been honored with the title to recognize its role as a safe haven for Jewish people persecuted by the Nazis in World War II."

View of Le Chambon, where most of the village's Protestant population hid Jews from the Nazis. Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France, date uncertain.

Hermine Orsi sheltered a number of Jews in her home and helped others reach refuge in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. Yad Vashem recognized her as "Righteous Among the Nations." Marseille, France, 1940.http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/media_ph.php?ModuleId=10005185=3076#

Hermine Orsi sheltered a number of Jews in her home and helped others reach refuge in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. Yad Vashem recognized her as "Righteous Among the Nations.

Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France By Caroline Moorehead

It claims that the book “sets the record straight” about what happened in and around the French village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon during the Nazi occupation

LAUBERGE CHEZ LEON Le Chambon-sur-Lignon Set in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, 44 km from Saint-Étienne, LAUBERGE CHEZ LEON boasts a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. The bed and breakfast has a sun terrace and views of the garden, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar.

LAUBERGE CHEZ LEON Le Chambon-sur-Lignon Set in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, 44 km from Saint-Étienne, LAUBERGE CHEZ LEON boasts a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. The bed and breakfast has a sun terrace and views of the garden, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar.