French rail firm to disclose war role under bill compromise





A French railway company vowed to make "full disclosure" of its role in transporting Nazi victims to World War II death camps as part of a compromise reached Tuesday in legislation designed to pressure the company to make amends.

The Senate Transportation Committee approved the compromise that requires bidders in California's $45 billion high-speed rail project to reveal whether they transported Nazi victims to death or prison camps between 1942 and 1944.

Rail firms that admit to such wartime activity would have to disclose whether they have any records and whether they took remedial action or paid restitution to victims....


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