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  Vichy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vichy (Occitan: Vichèi) is a French commune, situated in the département of Allier and the région of Auvergne.
It was the capital of Vichy France during the World War II Nazi German occupation from 1940 to 1944.
In 1527, Bourbonnais was acquired by the Crown of France.
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 Vichy France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vichy France, or the Vichy regime was the de facto French government of 1940-1944 during the Nazi Germany occupation of World War II.
Vichy France was established after France surrendered to Germany in 1940, and took its name from the government's administrative centre in Vichy, southeast of Paris (which remained the official capital, to which Pétain always intended to return the government when this became possible).
Within France, the Second World War and the Vichy Regime were intertwined with an internal civil war; one faction opposed the Communist and Republican elements of society, while reactionary elements supported a fascist or similar regime in the mould of Francisco Franco's.
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 Vichy France Encyclopedia Article @ KilnFired.com (Kiln Fired)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The red represents German occupied France (extended to Vichy France in November, 1942), and the blue the Alsace-Lorraine region annexed by the Third Reich.
Vichy France was established after France surrendered to Germany in 1940, and took its name from the government's capital in Vichy, southeast of Paris near Clermont-Ferrand and comprising Southern France, commonly known as Occitania.
At the time, the Vichy regime was acknowledged as the official government of France by the United States, though other nations often varied in their choice.
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 Vichy France
The terms of the agreement divided France into occupied and unoccupied zones, with a rigid demarcation line between the two.
Next the news was received in Algiers that the Germans were invading southern France, and now Darlan said that because the Germans had violated the 1940 armistice he was ready to cooperate freely with the Americans.
The German pressure upon unoccupied France is growing stronger is indicated by messages from France and by the tone of German propaganda towards the Vichy Government.
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 Vichy France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Vichy France (French : now called Régime deVichy or Vichy; called itself at the time État Français, or French State) was the French state of 1940 - 1944 which collaborated with Nazi Germany, as opposed to the Free French Forces, based first in London and later in Algiers.
Joseph Darnand was head of the Vichy Milice, the wartime police.
Despite the cooperation of the Vichy government the German forces took control of southern France in November 1942 and the real power cameinto the hands of Laval.
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Vichy France, or the Vichy regime (in French, now called: Régime de Vichy or Vichy; at the time, called itself: État Français, or French State) was the de facto French government of 1940-1944 during the Nazi Germany occupation of World War II.
The Vichy position that it was the de jure French government was challenged by the Free French Forces of Charles de Gaulle, and French governments ever since have held that the Vichy regime was an illegal government run by traitors.
Vichy France, while officially neutral in the war, was essentially a Nazi puppet state which collaborated with the Nazis, including on the Nazis' racial policies.
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 Vichy France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The authoritarian Vichy France regime was headed by France's World War I hero Marshal Philippe Pétain; after the end of World War II, Pétain was convicted and sentenced to death for treason, which was commuted to life imprisonment by Charles de Gaulle.
The Vichy government broke off diplomatic relations with the United Kingdom on July 5 after the destruction of the French Fleet at Mers-el-Kebir by British naval forces.
Former Vichy officials later claimed that they did as much as they could to minimize the impact of the Nazi policies, while critics contend that the Vichy regime went beyond the Nazi expectations, which originally concerned only foreign Jews staying in France, not French Jews.
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 Vichy France
The Germans invaded the northern part of France, which became known as the "Occupied Zone." The southern part of France was called the "Free Zone." This zone was located in the town of Vichy, which became the name of their government.
Through the process of collaboration, Vichy wanted to have a good relationship with Germany, but the Nazis were not interested in treating France as an equal.
The Vichy government gave in to the demands of the Nazis and were told to supply lists of Jews.
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 Vichy France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Vichy France (French : now called Régime de Vichy or Vichy ; called itself at the time État Français or French State) was the French state of 1940 - 1944 which collaborated with Nazi Germany as opposed to the Free French Forces based first in London and later in Algiers.
In the terms with Germany the Vichy regime had allowed to keep control of the French the Marine Nationale and it was pledged it would never fall into the hands Germany.
Following the Allied invasions of France Pétain his ministers fled to Germany and established government in exile at Sigmaringen.
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 Vichy France
The Vichy government was the regime set up in France by Marshal Henri Pétain in July, 1940, subsequent to the Franco-German armistice of June 22.
The Vichy government, which was never recognized by the Allies, became a German tool in the hands of such men as Pierre Laval and Jean François Darlan, although German expectations were never completely satisfied.
It was transported to southern France in August 1944 and took part in operations in Provence and Alsace.
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 Bookabed Hotels in Vichy, France: Discount accommodation in Hotels in Vichy, France
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 Occupied France
The Vichy régime were convinced that a favourable relationship with a Germany that was going to conquer Europe would be secured through collaboration.
The response in France to the introduction of a compulsory labour service was an increase in the numbers of réfractaires, young men fleeing, some joining the resistance, and of those finding work in occupations exempted from STO like mining.
As early as 1940, Vichy had authorized the transfer of the Beligian gold reserves held in France and the shares to the Bohr copper mine in Yugoslavia.
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 Vichy France - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Vichy France (French: Régime de Vichy or Vichy) was the French state of 1940-1944 which collaborated with the Nazis, as opposed to the Free French Forces.
In the armistice terms with Germany, the Vichy regime had been allowed to keep control of the French Navy, the Marine Nationale and it was pledged that it would never fall into the hands of Germany.
The Vichy regime deported over 70,000 Jews to Germany and sent 650,000 workers to Germany to help the German war effort.
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 Vichy Hotels, hotels and accommodation in Vichy, France | France Hotels Database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Vichy offers to you the pleasures of hydrotherapy, the walk, a splendid water level bordered of parks enchanteurs, hippodrome, casino (opera, concert)...
La regence, a two-star hotel since 1992, is a charming residence located close to the parks of Allier and to the city centre.Open all year long, La Regence...
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 Vichy France, The Nazis, and the Jews
Papon --- a distinguished member of the government of de Gaulle --- was tried in Bordeaux a few years ago because of his intimate involvement in the dispatch of 1,560 Jews to German concentration camps between 1942 and 1944.
Nossiter calls and visits the families in Tulle, Vichy, Bordeaux, both those who are Jewish (thus those whose parents perished), and those who worked for the Nazis.
Those who lived in Tulle, by contrast, said that they are still haunted by the memories of the 200 of their own who were hung in 1944 by the Nazis.
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 Amazon.com: Vichy France: Books: Robert O. Paxton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The fact that France is a member of the security counsel of the United Nations results from the fact that the Free French supplied the biggest contingent of men after the launching of Torch [landing in north Africa) and stayed alongside their American allies in the Japanese war.
You should learn that despite the infamous Vichy regime which came to power by a coup and not by a democratic vote, the Jewish community of France is the one who survived the most of all the occupied countries (don't believe me check with Raul Hilberg's book), again despite this truly infamous regime.
his denunciations of the vichy regime and the elements of france they represented are well backed up, but he's on much shakier ground when he tries to downplay the role of and support for the resistance and charles de gaulle.
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 French State, Vichy government (1940-1944)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
État français is also called État de Vichy, from the thermal city in the center of France where the MPs met, because it was far enough from the front and had a lot of facilities, and where Pétain's regime was established.
De Gaulle was aware of this and therefore added a red Lorraine cross in the white band of the France libre flag, to distinguish it from État français.
Vichy France did continue to use the Tricolore.
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 Weisberg : Vichy law and the Holocaust
Juger sous Vichy, titles of papers included in symposia sponsored by l'Ecole nationale de la Magistrature in 1994 and 1996 and published by the periodical Le Genre Humain.
Vichy et les avocats juifs (1940-1944)", par Robert Badinter.
Weisberg testifies about Vichy on the 14th of September 1999, before the US House of Representatives Banking Committee.
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 The City of Vichy,France
With no less than 15 Thermal Spa Water springs, the city of Vichy has developed an expertise in the treatment of varied disorders through the use of Thermal Water.
Since the 19th century, Vichy Thermal waters have received the official recognition of the French Academy of Medicine for their therapeutic properties.
Each year the city of Vichy hosts over 12,000 patients coming from all over Europe in its ultra-modern facilities.
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 What was Vichy-France? - Answerbag.com
The government of Vichy France was a political aberration, born from the collapse of the 3rd republic in the face of military humiliation as the superior forces of Nazi Germany advanced and crushed an outdated and overly conservative and traditionalist French army.
France was soon divided into two countries, one called Occupied France that was under direct rule by Nazi Germany, and Vichy France, which was the southern tier headed by a political regime that soon espoused collaboration with Germany.
Vichy was headed by two politicians who often clashed on many issues.
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 Bookabed Hôtels à Vichy, France: Logement à tarifs réduits Hôtels à Vichy, France
L'Hôtel Nice-Flore, 2 Etoiles et Logis de France, est situé au cœur de la ville de Vichy.
La régence, a two-star hotel since 1992, is a charming residence located close to the parks of Allier and to the city centre.Open all year long, La Régence Hotel will appeal to you thanks to its warm atmosphere, and the comfort of its 17 spacious bedrooms...plus d'informations / réserver
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 CAVILAM - centre d’approches vivantes des langues et des médias - Vichy - France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Il a été créé en 1964 par les Universités de Clermont-Ferrand et la ville de Vichy.
Encuentro francés de las culturas del mundo, recibe a cursillistas de más de 110 nacionalidades.
It was founded in 1964 by the Universities of Clermont-Ferrand and the town of Vichy.
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 AUTHORITY OF NAZI AMBASSADOR TO VICHY FRANCE, AUGUST 3, 1940   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
To maintain permanent contact with the Vichy Government and its representatives in the occupied zone.
Insofar as military interests are touched by his duties, Ambassador Abetz shall act only in agreement with the Military Command in France.
Ambassador Abetz will be attached to the Military Commander in France as his deputy.
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 Vichy Hotels in Vichy France book a hotel reservation online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 VICHY France FR Hotels - VICHY FR Hotels
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 Simon Kitson
The Allies in France, The Allies and France
in any aspect of Twentieth Century war and society in France and particularly those wishing to study the history or culture of France in the 1940s.
In the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise the Department of French Studies at Birmingham University was one of only 6 French departments in the United Kingdom to achieve the maximum 5* grading
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