La rafle (2010) July 16, 1942 French police arrested 13,000 Jews in Paris. Some of it ends up at the Vélodrome d'Hiver Fromthere they are carried out to other camps and to Auschwitz. Only twenty-five adults survive the war. the French police in charge of this operation, it has long remained an open wound in French history. Only in 1995 President Jacques Chirac officially recognized the responsibility of France in this raid. La rafle is the first film with the raids as the main theme.