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French historians Wednesday unveiled secret services' archives from World War II that offer a unique insight into underground operations led by both the Nazis and the French resistance – along with the individual paths taken by thousands of agents, including celebrities like French designer Coco Chanel.The documents, stored for years in the archives at the medieval castle of Vincennes, east of Paris, have not been explored by historians until recently.They include details of operations led by German spies hunting members of the French resistance, the secret activities of London-based Gen. Charles De Gaulle's government and efforts to track war criminals.The secret services' archives include German documents seized by the French at the end of the war and thousands of individual files of members of the French resistance and investigation files of collaborators.
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