Vichy France
Vichy France, officially the French State (État français), was the government of Marshal Philippe Pétain's regime 1940–44 during World War II. It was based in the small city of Vichy but Paris remain...
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This Nearly Forgotten Nazi Concentration Camp For Women Was Home To Unspeakable Horrors
A look at the women of Ravensbrück Concentration Camp, and the horrors they endured.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei Questioned Historical Authenticity Of Holocaust In Video On His Official Website
The Supreme Leader of Iran marked Holocaust Memorial Day yesterday by publishing a video disputing the authenticity of the genocide on his official website.  The three-minute video, titled Are the Dar...
While His Maniac Brother Was Busy Killing Jews, Albert Worked Tirelessly To Save Them
As founder of the Gestapo, Hermann Goering was instrumental in creating the first concentration camps for political dissidents and a prominent leader of the Final Solution, the murder of 6,000,000 Jew...
Auschwitz Love Story Between Nazi Guard & Jewish Prisoner Which Saved Her Life
An Auschwitz love story has emerged more than 70 years on from the depths of a Nazi concentration camp, where a Jewish prisoner fell in love with one of the SS guards at the camp, saving her and her f...
Causes of World War II
World War 2, The Complete History.
Events preceding World War II in Europe
The events preceding World War II in Europe are closely tied to the rise of fascism, especially in Nazi Germany.
World War II is generally viewed as having its roots in the aftermath of World War ...
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Causes of World War II
Among the main long-term causes of World War II were Britain and France declaring war on Germany after it invaded Poland, Italian fascism in the 1920s, Japanese militarism and invasions of China in t...
Causes of World War II - Wikipedia
Armistice with France (Second Compiègne)
2°54′23″E / 49.42736111°N 2.90641944°E / 49.42736111; 2.90641944The Armistice of 22 June 1940 was signed at 18:50 near Compiègne, France, by the top officials of Nazi Germany ...
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Révolution nationale
The Révolution nationale ([ʁevɔlysjɔ̃ nasjɔnal], National Revolution) was the name of the official ideological program promoted by the Vichy regime (officially called the "French State") which had bee...
Vel' d'Hiv Roundup
The Vel' d'Hiv Roundup (French: Rafle du Vélodrome d'Hiver, commonly called the Rafle du Vel' d'Hiv: "Vel' d'Hiv Police Roundup / Raid"), was a Nazi directed raid and mass arrest of Jews in Paris by t...
Vel' d'Hiv Roundup - Wikipedia
Battle of Marseille
The Round up of Marseille (22–24 January 1943) took place in the Old Port of Marseille under the Vichy regime during the German occupation of France. Assisted by the French police, directed by René Bo...
Battle of Marseille - Wikipedia
Destruction of the French Fleet at Mers-el-Kebir
The Attack on Mers-el-Kébir, part of Operation Catapult and also known as the Battle of Mers-el-Kébir, was a British naval bombardment of the French Navy (Marine Nationale) at its base at Mers-el-Kébi...
Destruction of the French Fleet at Mers-el-Kebir - Wikipedia
Battle of Dakar
The Battle of Dakar, also known as Operation Menace, was an unsuccessful attempt in September 1940 by the Allies to capture the strategic port of Dakar in French West Africa (modern-day Senegal). It w...
Battle of Dakar - Wikipedia
Military history of Gibraltar during World War II
The military history of Gibraltar during World War II exemplifies Gibraltar's position as a British fortress since the early 18th century and as a vital factor in British military strategy, both as a ...
Military history of Gibraltar during World War II - Wikipedia
Syria-Lebanon Campaign
The Syria–Lebanon campaign, also known as Operation Exporter, was the Allied invasion of Vichy French-controlled Syria and Lebanon in June–July 1941, during World War II. Time magazine referred to the...
Syria-Lebanon Campaign - Wikipedia
Battle of Madagascar
The Battle of Madagascar was the British campaign to capture Vichy French-controlled Madagascar during World War II. It began with Operation Ironclad, the seizure of the port of Diego Suarez near the ...
Battle of Madagascar - Wikipedia
Invasion of French Indochina
In September 1940, the Japanese invaded Vichy French Indochina (仏印進駐, Futsu-in shinchū) in order to prevent the Republic of China from importing arms and fuel through French Indochina along th...
Invasion of French Indochina - Wikipedia
French-Thai War
The Franco-Thai War (Thai: กรณีพิพาทอินโดจีน French: Guerre franco-thaïlandaise) (1940–1941) was fought between Thailand (Siam) and Vichy France over certain areas of French Indochina that had...
French-Thai War - Wikipedia
Second French Indochina Campaign
Towards the end of World War II, a Japanese coup d'état in French Indochina, known as Meigo Sakusen (Operation Mei-go), took place on 9 March 1945. French Indochina comprised the colony of Cochinchina...
Second French Indochina Campaign - Wikipedia
Operation Torch
2°01′44″W / 35.085°N 2.029°W / 35.085; -2.029Operation Torch (initially called Operation Gymnast) was the British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North Afr...
Operation Torch - Wikipedia
Case Anton
Operation Anton or Fall Anton in German, was the codename for the military occupation of Vichy France carried out by Germany and Italy in November 1942. It marked the end of the Vichy regime as a nomi...
Case Anton - Wikipedia
Operation Attila
Operation Attila may refer to:
Operation Attila - Wikipedia
Provisional Government of the French Republic
The Provisional Government of the French Republic (gouvernement provisoire de la République française or GPRF) was an interim government of Free France between 1944 and 1946 following the liberation o...
Provisional Government of the French Republic - Wikipedia
Pursuit of Nazi collaborators
The pursuit of Nazi collaborators refers to the post-World War II pursuit and apprehension of individuals who were not citizens of the Third Reich at the outbreak of World War II and collaborated with...
Pursuit of Nazi collaborators - Wikipedia
Épuration légale
The épuration légale (French "legal purge") was the wave of official trials that followed the Liberation of France and the fall of the Vichy Regime. The trials were largely conducted from 1944 to 1949...
Épuration légale - Wikipedia
1943 in France
Events from the year 1943 in France.