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Ever wondered what part the French played in World War II? What was the French reaction to their defeat by the Germans in six weeks, despite having the largest army in Europe? In this open day lecture, Julian Jackson, Head of History at Queen Mary, University of London explores the French occupation by the Nazis and the choices they were faced with; Resistance or collaboration? Key areas covered are: la Rèsistance, Vichy France, General de Gaulle , Marechal Pètain, and their link to modern day France. For more information go to: www.history.qmul.ac.uk.

The Occupation of France - Prof Julian Jackson Queen Mary University of London

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Ever wondered what part the French played in World War II? What was the French reaction to their defeat by the Germans in six weeks, despite having the largest army in Europe? In this open day lecture, Julian Jackson, Head of History at Queen Mary, University of London explores the French occupation by the Nazis and the choices they were faced with; Resistance or collaboration? Key areas covered are: la Rèsistance, Vichy France, General de Gaulle , Marechal Pètain, and their link to modern day France. For more information go to: www.history.qmul.ac.uk.

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