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  Milice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Milice ("militia") was a paramilitary force created in 1943 to help fight "terrorism" in Vichy France – that is to say, to fight against the French Resistance.
They were often considered even more deadly than the Gestapo and SS themselves, since they were Frenchmen who spoke the language, had a full knowledge of the towns and land, and knew people and informers.
Milice troops were uniformed and wore wide berets.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Milice   (174 words)

 Joseph Darnand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joseph Darnand (born March 19, 1897- died October 10, 1945) was a French pro-Nazi traitor and leader of the Vichy French Milice.
Joseph Darnand was born in 1897 at Coligny, Ain, Rhone-Alpes in France.
On January 1, 1943 he transformed the organization into the Milice and it became the secret police for Vichy France.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Joseph_Darnand   (290 words)

Militiamen were to be well armed, with their powder horns filled and at least 20 musket balls.
The reinstated, La compagnie de Milice de Gamelin of Les Compagnies du Détroit is named for Laurence Eustache Gamelin.
He was born 1704, buried March 1771 at Detroit, married 1740 to Mary Joseph Dudevoir dit Lachine, born June 1721 at Montreal, buried Jan 10, 1803 at Detroit, daughter of Claude Dudevoir dit Lachine and Barbara Cardinal.
www.angelfire.com /mi3/FandIwar/milice.htm   (537 words)

 French Report: Battle on Snowshoes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I would stay with a small group of Milice and the Bearn troops to scout the advance of the British and send word back to Jon when they showed their hand.
The troops responded quickly and we ran back and told Deb that her husband would be appearing shortly on the crest of the hill.
As the Brits began their advance through the second tree line and up the hill the French were deployed at the top of the hill with the Natives screened out in front.
reenacting.net /molanderrpt02.html   (3904 words)

 milice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Milice (militia) was created by the Laval government in January 1943 with the stated purpose of contributing to the political, social, economic, intellectual and moral renewal of the country.
Ideologically, the Milice was fascist, ultra-right, anti-democratic, anti-Marxist, anti-Semitic, anti-Masonic, anti-bourgeois, anti-capitalist, authoritarian, elitist, corporatist, and hypernationalistic.
A macabre coda was provided in 1994 by the trial and imprisonment of Paul Touvier, the Milice's former intelligence chief for the Rhône region, on grounds of crimes against humanity.
www.dickinson.edu /~klinem/fr236/Papon/milice.html   (328 words)

 Mahdi on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Des membres de l'"Armée du Mahdi", la milice du leader chiite radical Moqtada Sadr, jeudi à Najaf La Grande-Bretagne a ann.
Un Irakien, membre de l'"Armée du Mahdi", la milice du leader chiite radical Moqtada Sadr, vendredi à Koufa A Koufa (centr.
Yasmin Mahdi, shown Thursday, April 24, 2003, was born 12 days ago, the day her father Aladdin Mahdi moved their family into vacant Ministry of Defense office building in Baghdad, Iraq.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/m/mahdi.asp   (852 words)

 Milice - TheBestLinks.com - Gestapo, Jew, 1943, Assassination, ...
Milice - TheBestLinks.com - Gestapo, Jew, 1943, Assassination,...
Milice, Gestapo, Jew, 1943, Assassination, Torture, French Resistance...
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www.thebestlinks.com /Milice.html   (134 words)

 Le Milice de Sant Frederic, the militia of the French & Indian War
Le Milice de Sant Frederic, the militia of the French and Indian War
Although military sparring had been going on between the French and British in North America for several years, it was not until 1755 that war was formally declared.
Le Milice du Fort Sant Frederic is a reenactment group that portrays the American militia who chose to fight on the French side of the Seven Year's War, better known here as the French and Indian War.
milice.firstulster.org   (111 words)

 In a Ruined State: Chapter 7: An Explanation for the Massacre
Some accounts give the number of Milice as being four, others as two and some claim that one of them (Patry) was an interpreter, not a member of the Milice itself.
When the Milice came to him in the morning of the 10th at St. Junien with their news concerning the abduction of the "high-ranking German officer" which turned out to be his friend and comrade Helmut Kämpfe, that was simply the last straw.
The town itself was identified by the French Milice because it was believed to have some (tenuous) connection with Kämpfe and the Resistance and was an easy target for such an action.
www.oradour.info /ruined/chapter7.htm   (13266 words)

 Joseph Darnand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The SOL gained official recognition as la Milice Francaise on January 1, 1943.
The presidency of the milice was awarded to Pierre Laval who left Darnand in control of operational details.
The remnants of the Milice were integrated with the SS Charlemagne Division that guarded Hitler's bunker during final days of the Third Reich.
worldatwar.net /biography/d/darnand   (234 words)

 MILICE: Genealogy Queries
MILICE : MILLICE : OSBORN : SPAIN : WYNANT : I am seeking anyone who is related to the Millice/Milice family in the United States of America.
MILICE results at MyTrees.com - Pedigree-linked database, extracted birth, marriage, and death records
MILICE search results at Interment.net - Burial records and tombstone inscriptions from thousands of cemeteries across the world.
www.cousinconnect.com /p/a/0/s/MILICE   (205 words)

 Axis History Factbook: Milice Française (France)
Milice Française was formed 10 Jan 1943 as the Milice Nationale from Service D'Ordre Légionaaire (SOL) when the Germans demanded that the Vichy French authorities created a more reliable security force to combat the partisans.
A special section, the Groupe Spécial de Sécurité (GSS), was formed late 1943 to be used for "special assignments" and to provide security from senior Milicie leaders.
When France was liberated the Milice fled to Germany where the best soldiers were transferred to the Waffen-SS while the rest was sent to Italy were it fought the partisans.
www.axishistory.com /index.php?id=81   (149 words)

 Film Threat - Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He was the young, commanding officer of Milice at Rillieux-la-Pape and has lived a quiet and covert life up until now...
Yet when the war was over, many former Milice never paid for their war crimes.
Convicted of treason and sentenced to death, he was able to lead a life on the run, protected by right wing Catholic priests in Lyon and Nice.
www.filmthreat.com /Reviews.asp?Id=5636   (1362 words)

 The Statement (2003): Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton, Jeremy Northam, Alan Bates - PopMatters Film Review
Before dawn one morning in Dombey, France, 1944, seven Jewish men are rousted from their homes and executed by the Vichy regime's Milice police force.
Then he leads the captives to a stone wall where they are lined up and shot in their backs.
The Milice officer who gives the order is Pierre Brossard, played in the film's present, 1992, by Michael Caine.
www.popmatters.com /film/reviews/s/statement-2003.shtml   (1298 words)

 war and social upheaval: France Vichy military collaboration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Few did so, but more importantly Laval was granted permission to create aprar-military Fascist force--the Milice.
The Milice proved vital to the Wehrmacht in confronting the increasingly effective Resistance.
More importantly Laval was granted permission to create a para-military Fascist force--the Milice.
histclo.hispeed.com /essay/war/ww2/camp/eur/fra/vic-colm.html   (906 words)

 MILICE Genealogy and Family History Research
Below is a list of the newest databases which contain MILICE genealogy records.
All MILICE surname in City Directories from the 1800s and early 1900s
MILICE search results at Ancestry.com - Automatic search through more than 1.5 billion records of all kinds
distantcousin.com /SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=MILICE   (181 words)

The organization supported Henri-Philippe Petain and the Vichy government and offered its help to round up Jews and to fight against the French Resistance.
Darnand was given the Waffen SS rank of Sturmbannfuehrer and took a personal oath of loyalty to Adolf Hitler.
Darnand expanded the Milice and by 1944 it had over 35,000 members.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FRmilice.htm   (116 words)

 33.Waffen-Grenadier-Division der SS Charlemagne (französische Nr.1)
A numerical breakdown of the members would include former Brigade members: 1,000, former LVF members: 1200, former Milice Francaise members: 2,500, former Kriegmsaine volunteers: 1,000, former NSKK and Org.Todt members: 2,000, for a grand total of around 7,340 men.
In late 1944, these assorted composite elements were assembled for training at Lager Wildflecken, NW of Frankfurt-am-Main.
The disparate elements of the Milice Francaise, and others, were distributed widely among the battalions and various divisional support units.
www.feldgrau.com /33ss.html   (852 words)

Le Régiment a toujours été composé de deux importants éléments - la force régulière et la milice.
L'Acte de la milice de 1855 autorisait la formation de la première force canadienne rémunérée ayant un effectif de 5,000 hommes.
Trois des batteries originales sont perpétuées aujourd'hui par des batteries de la milice.
www.artillery.net /French/history_fr.htm   (289 words)

 L' Armée Coloniale
It is recruited from the three major cities and trains mostly at the Demi Brigade level.
This division was the original colonial militia command, which as an adjunct to the Gendarmerie had a fairly sedentary existence until the increased tension on-world caused a threefold increase in the size of the Militia.
The numbers of troops on Adlerhorst are restricted by the terms of the Treaty of Darwin that saw the deployment of Anglophone peacekeepers to the planet to halt the inter-colonial violence.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~dheb/2300/Europe/France/LAC.htm   (2033 words)

 pubi's User Page - Last.fm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Milice Bourgeoisiale - WoW - Mulgore Track 01 - Red Cloud Mesa
Milice Bourgeoisiale - WoW - General 02 - Brothers In Arms
Milice Bourgeoisiale - General 01 - No Hope For Unity
www.last.fm /user/pubi   (188 words)

 Agence France Presse French: Irak: offensive sanglante de la Force multinationale contre la milice chiite@ HighBeam ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Irak: offensive sanglante de la Force multinationale contre la milice chiite
La Force multinationale poursuivait vendredi, avec le feu vert du gouvernement intérimaire irakien, une offensive contre la milice chiite du chef radical Moqtada Sadr qui a fait en 24 heures 52 morts et 174 blessés dans différentes régions d'Irak.
La Force multinationale poursuivait vendredi, avec le feu vert du gouvernement intérimaire irakien, une offensive contre la milice chiite du chef radical Moqtada Sadr qui a fait en 24 heures 52 morts et 174 blessés dans...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:97369326&refid=holomed_1   (185 words)

 1994 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
April 16 - Voters in Finland decide to join the European Union in a referendum.
April 20 - Paul Touvier is found guilty of ordering the execution of 7 Jews when he was serving in the Vichy France Milice
April 21 - Red Cross estimates that hundreds of thousands of Tutsi have been killed in Rwanda
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1994   (3222 words)

 Donegal Home
Our French and Indian War portrayal is French Canadian milice.
As Milice de la Belle Riviere or more formally, La Compagnie de la Milice de Montreal sur la Belle Riviere, (company of Montreal Militia on the Ohio River) we portray a militia unit serving in western Pennsylvania.
We annually travel to places such as Daniel Boone Homestead, Fort Loudon, Jumonville and others to participate in F and I skirmishes.
www.geocities.com /donegaltwpriflemen   (285 words)

 International Herald Tribune: Milice, Film Noir Movie Guide@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
International Herald Tribune: Milice, Film Noir Movie Guide@ HighBeam Research
The notorious Milice, created by the Vichy government in 1943, lived only two years, yet the fascist spirit of France's Nazi army had roots in the prewar period and survives among members of Jean-Marie Le Pen's National Front.
Very different men Leon Gaultier, an intellectual, worked with the head of the Milice, Joseph Darnand; Georges Rouchouze, a...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:4722854&refid=holomed_1   (172 words)

 Memorial to members of the FTP killed by the Milice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Memorial to members of the FTP killed by the Milice
This memorial is located near La Roche-Jago off the D787 on Brittany's 'granite coast'.
3) The small white plaque reads, "To victims of the Breton Milice"
www.oradour.info /images/milicen1.htm   (161 words)

 Find in a Library: Milice de la Nouvelle-Orléans
Find in a Library: Milice de la Nouvelle-Orléans
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WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/141a3e26f89d0e35a19afeb4da09e526.html   (37 words)

U.S./Canadian Based Recreated Units of Milice and Native Forces of Louis XV Fort de la Miami Alliance -
La Compagnie de la Milice de Montreal sur la Belle Riviere
La Milice du Detroit is a part of Compagnie franche de la Marine du Detroit based in Bellville, OH -
www.btinternet.com /~the35thfootproject/usfiwmiliceunits.html   (451 words)

 French and Indian War Militia
Le Detachement portrays Canadian habitants of the 1750s serving with la milice.
Members from Ohio, Michigan, Ontario, Massachusetts, and beautiful West Virginia, participate in living history events in North America that interpret the culture of the French colonial period.
We love the drill, we can watch it for hours
members.aol.com /dyg46   (3179 words)

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