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January 1931 – Pierre Laval forms a government in France.

Belgium--Léon Joseph Marie Ignace Degrelle was a Walloon Belgian politician who joined the Waffen SS and led the 28th SS Volunteer Grenadier Division Wallonien during WW2 on the Eastern Front. A die-hard Hitlerite, Degrelle barely escaped Allied capture after the war and found sanctuary in Franco's Spain, where he was given a Spanish name and a high profile post. Asked once if he had any regrets about the war, his reply was: "Only that we lost!" Degrelle died in 1994 aged 87.

Léon Joseph Marie Ignace Degrelle was a Walloon Belgian politician who joined…

23 Jul 45: Treason trial begins against Marshal Philippe Pétain, Chief of State of the Vichy France puppet government after the German conquest. He will be found guilty and sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment by Charles de Gaulle. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0723&s=450723 #WWII

23 Jul Treason trial begins against Marshal Philippe Pétain, Chief of State of the Vichy France puppet government after the German conquest. He will be found guilty and sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment by Charles de Gaulle.

On 15 August 1945, Philippe Pétain was tried for his collaboration with the Nazis and convicted, and the 89-year-old Marshal was sentenced to death by firing squad. De Gaulle however stepped in and taking into account Pétain’s age and his First World War record, commuted Pétain’s death sentence to life imprisonment. Pétain was imprisoned, in relative luxury, on the island of Île d’Yeu, on the Atlantic coast of France. Increasingly frail, he needed constant care. He died on 23 July 1951, aged…

Marshal Philip Petain, Hero of Verdun but later Chief of State of Vichy France - the Nazi puppet state

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1943 Affiche Napoléon Tracts Et Affiches 1939-1945

1943 Affiche Napoléon Tracts Et Affiches 1939-1945

⌛️23 juillet 1945 : début du procès du Maréchal Pétain. ⌛️ 23 juillet 1951 : mort de Philippe Pétain.

⌛️23 juillet 1945 : début du procès du Maréchal Pétain. ⌛️ 23 juillet 1951 : mort de Philippe Pétain.

Emmanuel Cardinal Suhard, the Archbishop of Paris, with Marshal Petain.

Emmanuel Cardinal Suhard, the Archbishop of Paris, with Marshal Petain.

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14 Apr 42: Marshal Philippe Pétain becomes chief of state of Vichy France, and Pierre Laval becomes chief of government. Laval thus assumes actual direction of the Vichy administration and the aging Petain remains to perform an essentially ceremonial function. Much of the French public initially supported the new government despite its pro-Nazi policies, seeing it as necessary to maintain a degree of French autonomy and territorial integrity. #WWII #History

14 Apr Marshal Philippe Pétain becomes chief of state of Vichy France, and…

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