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The Children of Chabannes


During World War II, the staff of a school in the small French village of Chabannes managed to save the lives of 400 children, Jewish refugees whom they took in and were able to hide from Nazi authorities; their brave and ingenious efforts are recounted in the documentary The Children of Chabannes. Located in the Creuse section of unoccupied France, the staff of the Chabannes School and members of the French child welfare group OSE took in Jewish children ages two through 12 from Germany, Poland, and...more