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Vichy France

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  1. the French puppet regime collaborating with the Nazis during World War II

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  2. This government, which succeeded the Third Republic, officially called itself the French State (L'État Français), in contrast with the previous designation, "French Republic." Marshal Philippe Pétain proclaimed the government following the militar

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  3. This vote granted extraordinary powers to Pétain, the last Président du Conseil (Prime Minister) of the Third Republic, who then took the additional title Chef de l'État Français ("Chief of the French State")

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  4. Pétain headed the reactionary program of the so-called "Révolution nationale", aimed at "regenerating the Nation." Vichy France had legal authority in both the northern zone of France, which was occupied by the German Wehrmacht, and the unoccupied

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  5. The southern zone remained under Vichy control until the Allies landed in French North Africa in November 1942

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