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The Mémorial des Martyrs de la Déportation (Deportation Memorial) can be found at the eastern tip of the Île de la Cité in Paris. The Memorial was inaugurated by Charles de Gaulle in 1962 and is dedicated to the 200,000 people who were deported from France to Nazi concentration camps during the Second World War.
The Shoah Memorial in Drancy was inaugurated in September 2012, opposite to the Cité de la Muette, about 10 kilometers from the centre of Paris. During WWII the Cité de la Muette served as an internment camp for the Jews of France before their deportation towards extermination camps. Drancy Shoah Memorial retraces the history and function of the camp as well as the daily lives of those interned there.
The Shoah Memorial in Paris city centre can be found in the district of Le Marais, where a large Jewish population lived at the beginning of WWII. The Memorial was inaugurated by President Jacques Chirac in 2005. The permanent exhibition examines the history of French Jews during the Holocaust. On display are authentic documents, photographs, video and audio recordings.
The Army Museum in Paris, created in 1905, is one of the biggest museums of military art and history in the world. Its Contemporary Department retraces the story of the French Army from the period 1871 to 1945 and thus covers both World Wars. The Army Museum encompasses the Historial Charles de Gaulle and the Museum of the Order of the Liberation.