During the Second World War, there were around 76,000 Jews sent to Nazi extermination camps, and there were more than 11,400 children among them. Check out this French map to see the where did France lost the children in Holocaust.
This interactive French map is created by French historian Jean-Luc Pinol, based on data collected by Holocaust documenter and former Nazi hunter Serge Klarsfeld, to show locations that every child departed from France between July 1942 and August 1944 that you can see series of red bubbles, depends on the number of children, scattered across the country.
You can zoom in the map or enter address to search for the location, and then mouse click the infobox to see the children’s names and ages.
We understand it is a sensitive issue to mention about the fate of France’s Jews in World War II, this map is an important tool for better understand the history, which we have to face.
Map Reviews: 3/5 Stars
You cannot see how “interactive” this map is until you zoom in to each point and mouse click for the details. In the popup box, you have to mouse click the inserted URL in order to read detailed information in the information column that on the right side of the map. This process is a bit unnecessary as popup infobox with detailed information can be directly shown once the map users mouse click the bubble. Here is a video for reference:
Please note the map supports French currently, and let see if versions in other languages would be released in the future as this map is an informative tool for related research and educational use.