Vélodrome d’Hiver Paris 1957 Henri Cartier-Bresson

Comrade Cartier-Bresson: the great photographer revealed as a communist

Through Henri Cartier-Bresson's Eye: 'Course cycliste "Les 6 jours de Paris," vélodrome, Paris, France, November from a series on the popular six-day track cycling race.

Entrance to the Vel’ d’Hiv (the Winter Stadium, or Velodrome d'Hiver), where Jews were detained en-mass in preparation for their deportation to concentration camps in France. Courtesy Ghetto Fighters' House [1]50687

Entrance to the Vel’ d’Hiv (the Winter Stadium, or Velodrome d'Hiver), where Jews were detained en-mass in preparation for their deportation to concentration camps in France

Vélodrome d'Hiver (Vel' d'Hiv'), Paris, July 1942: Thousands of Jewish families were arrested and taken to the Vel' d'Hiv'.

❘ La rafle du Vel’ d’Hiv’ ❘ 17 juillet 1942

Buses waiting at the entrance to the Velodrome d'Hiver, where almost 13,000 Jews were assembled before being transported to Drancy and other French transit camps. Paris, France, July 16 and 17, 1942.

Buses waiting at the entrance to the Velodrome d'Hiver, where almost Jews were assembled before being transported to Drancy and other French transit camps. Paris, France, July 16 and From there they would be transported to death camps

Le Vélodrome d'Hiver

Sizaire and Naudin voiturettes at the Winter Velodrome, Paris, 1909 ~ clearly a staged photo of cars standing still, but still very interesting.

French confining 1000s of Jews in Paris's Velodrome d'Hiver stadium, ready for deportation to concentration camps.

‘Rafle du Vel’ d’Hiv’ - July Parisians were arrested and held at the ‘Vélodrome d’hiver’; Only a handful were released, others died of deprivation or were gassed on arrival.

Tallies of Jews rounded up in Paris. The often chilling records are being exhibited in the Paris Jewish district’s city hall to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the two-day “Vel d’Hiv” roundup, named for the Velodrome d’Hiver, or Winter Velodrome. Many thousands were rounded up on July 16 and 17, 1942, then holed up in miserable conditions in the stadium, just a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower, before being bused to the French camp at Drancy and then taken by train to Auschwitz.

Tallies of Jews rounded up in Paris. The often chilling records are being exhibited in the Paris Jewish district’s city hall to coincide with the anniversary of the two-day “Vel d’Hiv” roundup, named for the Velodrome d’Hiver, or Winter Velodrome.

Henri Cartier-Bresson al Vélodrome d'Hiver

Incredible unpublished Henri Cartier-Bresson shots appear in the latest Rouleur

Vel' d'Hiv Roundup Monument-- Paris, France; I would really like to visit this when we go

This week in the War, July La rafle du Vel d’Hiv—The roundup of the Velodrome d’Hiver

A memorial plaque placed on the entrance wall to the Vel’ d’Hiv (the Winter Stadium, or Velodrome d'Hiver), where Jews were detained en-mass...

A memorial plaque placed on the entrance wall to the Vel’ d’Hiv (the Winter Stadium, or Velodrome d'Hiver), where Jews were detained en-mass in preparation for their deportation to concentration camps in France

Velodrome d’Hiver, Paris, 1957.  Photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Rouleur devoted 24 pages to Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photo essay from the Vélodrome d'Hiver. To describe Rouleur as a cycling magazine denies the breadth and depth of the.

Six-day racing in Paris 1957 at Vel d'Hiver

Six-day racing in Paris 1957 at Vel d'Hiver

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