The Dreyfuss Affair

by Read Listen Learn · History · Advanced

The French knew they had a spy in their military who was selling secrets to the Germans towards the end of the 19th century. Rather than investigate, they chose to blame the face that didn’t fit - a Jewish one. This decision and the subsequent injustices that arose from it caused one of the most significant political scandals of the century. Here’s what happened (1,250 words).

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