Both sides of debate benefit from history

IN 1894 French artillery captain Alfred Dreyfuss was convicted of treason and sentenced to life penal exile

The Dreyfuss Affair as it became still arouses strong passions in France.

Dreyfuss, from the German-French territory of Alsace on the northern Rhine, was falsely accused of providing classified military information to Germany’s Paris embassy.

After several complicated trials and appeals Dreyfuss was exonerated in 1906 and his military seniority restored.

Dreyfuss was Jewish when anti-Jewish sentiment was strong, not just in Europe.

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  • Brian Richards June 16, 2024   Reply →

    Hi Ray, love getting frontline, it’s always has good info for everyone and is full of interesting subjects especially valuable is the death columns they are sad but it keeps you in touch about old comrades who you haven’t seen for years , keep up the good work

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