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  Vichy France article - Vichy France French French state 1940 1944 puppet government Nazi Free French - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The remaining two-fifths of the country would be administered by the French government with the capital at Vichy under P├ętain.
Paul Reynaud was arrested in September 1940 by Vichy government, and was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1941.
Despite the cooperation of the Vichy government the German forces took control of southern France in November 1942 and the real power came into the hands of Laval.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Vichy_France   (1254 words)

 AllRefer.com - Manuel Roxas (Philippines History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In World War II he was captured (1942) by the Japanese invasion forces.
Ostensibly a supporter of the Japanese occupation, Roxas participated in the puppet government but was actually an intelligence agent for the Philippine underground.
In 1946 he became the first president of the Republic of the Philippines and upon his death was succeeded by Elpidio Quirino.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/R/Roxas-Ma.html   (234 words)

 Whiskey Bar: April 2004 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Unfortunately, the military -- the biggest big government agency of them all, but one usually ignored by conservative bureaucracy bashers -- has again become a silent partner in the failure of the think tank class, although a much more reluctant one this time around.
Faced with a choice between believing that the government of the United States launched an aggressive war based on (take your pick) outright falsehoods or complete misconceptions, or continuing to believe the original falsehoods/misconceptions, American voters (or at least, a big chunk of them) have stoutly opted for the latter.
In a sense, what's most remarkable about the memo isn't that a neocon foot soldier has finally noticed the Iraq venture is floundering, but that he or she could still, at this late date, argue that cardinal failure was the decision not to invest supreme power in Ahmed Chalabi.
billmon.org /archives/2004_04.html   (14331 words)

 Wang Ching-wei on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Upon Sun's death (1925) Wang became chairman of the national government, though he remained in conflict with Chiang Kai-shek, who led the military and the right-wing of the Kuomintang.
In uneasy truce, he served as premier (1932-35) and deputy leader of the Kuomintang (1938).
From 1940 to his death he was premier of the Japanese puppet government at Nanjing.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/W/WangC1hin.asp   (261 words)

 Balkan Repository Project - Jasenovac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The subject of the lawsuit is the "Ustasha Treasury", tens of millions of plunder and concentration camp gold stolen by the brutal pro Nazi WWII Croatian government.
Ante Pavelic was the original 'Butcher of the Balkans." He was the leader of the Nazi puppet government of the "Independent Sate of Croatia" who died peacefully in Madrid in 1959.
The mass murderer of 80,000 Jews, 30,000 Gypsies, and over 500,000 Serbs survived the Second World War and never faced a war crimes tribunal unlike Slobodan Milosevic whose alleged crimes pale in comparison.
www.balkan-archive.org.yu /Jasenovac   (442 words)

 The Media Suppressed the Truth about the Rebirth of Croatian Fascism!
He was also a deputy to Ante Pavelic who headed the Fascist puppet government backed by Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime.
Apparently fearing an international uproar because of outrage in Israel, the Croatian government "quietly reversed" (AP) the decision to name the Zagreb street after Budak, but the elementary school kept his name and another street, this one in the seaside city of Split, was named after Budak as well.
As revealed two years ago in the Dutch government's special report on Bosnia, far from withholding arms, Pentagon intelligence began coordinating Iranian and Saudi importation of both weapons and mujahideen to aid Bosnian Islamists during the first Bush administration; this continued under Clinton.
www.emperors-clothes.com /analysis/toronto.htm   (2897 words)

 Province of Auvergne, France
The trend was started in the 17th century by nobles such as the Marquise de Sevigné and the Duchess of Angoulême; later, the arrival of rail travel in the early 20th century attracted the middle classes.
uring World War II, Vichy served as the base for the puppet government of Pétain, a legacy which left a stain of infamy on the city.
Today, Vichy is trying to overcome its past, as well as the perception that it's only a place for retirement, through a series of building and landscaping projects.
www.discoverfrance.net /France/Provinces/Auvergne.shtml   (1163 words)

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