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  • U.S. Supreme Court will not review French railway case

    October 4, 2011 | 11:31 am

    The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by the descendants of Jews deported during World War II who want to sue a French railway in American courts.

    The high court’s refusal Monday means an appeals court ruling throwing out the descendants’ lawsuit demanding France’s...

  • Maryland enacts Holocaust train bill

    May 19, 2011 | 11:28 am

    Maryland enacted a law requiring the French national railroad to publish its Holocaust-era records if its U.S. subsidiary is to receive a state contract.

    Under the law Gov. Martin O’Malley signed Thursday, the French rail company SNCF must catalog and put online records relating to...

  • Maryland House passes Holocaust train bill

    March 29, 2011 | 10:18 am

    France’s national railroad must publish its World War II-era records if its American subsidiary is to win a Maryland train contract.

    Under legislation approved unanimously Monday by the Maryland House of Delegates, SNCF must catalog and put online records relating to its...

  • French railway working to clear Holocaust image

    January 25, 2011 | 2:39 pm

    A state-owned French railway company is trying to clear its tarnished reputation, marked for delivering thousands of Jews into the hands of the Nazis.

    Guillaume Pepy, president of the SNCF national railway, officially ceded a former industrial train station and patch of muddy rail...

  • French railway lawsuits divide plaintiffs and country’s Jewish groups

    By Brett Kline

    October 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Mayer Grosman thinks back to Feb. 2, 1944, all the time.

    French policemen and militia members came to his parents' apartment in Paris with orders to take two Grosman males -- Grosman, age 6, and his father. But Grosman's grandfather, whose name was not on the paper, insisted on...