Vals-les-Bains

Lieu d'internement

The Grand Baths Hotel in Vals-les-Bains was an internment center for a number of political figures held by Vichy authorities to have been responsible for the defeat. After transiting by Pellevoisin and Aubenas, from mid-February 1941, Paul Reynaud, Georges Mandel, Marx Dormoy, Vincent Auriol, Jules Moch, Antoine Montel, Jacques Moutet, Salomon Grumbach, Wladimir Sokolowsky and François Colombani were all held there; apart from Reynaud and Mandel, they were all released between February 17 and April 5, 1941.

MAURAN H, "La Bastille de Vichy: l'Etablissement d'internement administratif de... Read more

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Address : 3 montée de l'Hôtel des Bains , 07600 Vals-les-Bains
GPS Coordinates : 44.657668 , 4.369668
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Themes and resources
Themes
  • Internement
  • Ardeche
  • Historic site
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The Grand Baths Hotel in Vals-les-Bains was an internment center for a number of political figures held by Vichy authorities to have been responsible for the defeat. After transiting by Pellevoisin and Aubenas, from mid-February 1941, Paul Reynaud, Georges Mandel, Marx Dormoy, Vincent Auriol, Jules Moch, Antoine Montel, Jacques Moutet, Salomon Grumbach, Wladimir Sokolowsky and François Colombani were all held there; apart from Reynaud and Mandel, they were all released between February 17 and April 5, 1941.

MAURAN H, "La Bastille de Vichy: l'Etablissement d'internement administratif de Vals-les-Bains" in "Des indésirables: Les camps d'internement et de travail dans l'Ardèche et la Drôme durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale", Peuple Libre & Notre Temps, Crest, 1999.

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