To spring 1939, the opening-up policy engaged by General MENARD had led to the organization of specialized camps, of which that of SEPTFONDS, being able to accomodate Spanish workmen likely to be reclassified in the French economy.

Letter dated 8-8-1939 destinated to an interned at the prison of MORTAGNE (Orne).

The CAMP OF SEPTFONDS was supposed capacity to lodge 1500 people, thus relieving the camps of Roussillon. It was also equipped with a hospital known as of evacuation and functioning for several camps.

In February 1941, foreigners considered as nondangerous were gathered there.

Letter by plane of an internee dated 8-10-1940 and destinated to Algiers. Seal of censure of military authority TA316 (Algiers).

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