Vichy: Two Years of Deception

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Vichy: Two Years of Deception

By León Marchal
Macmillan, 1943
251 pp. $2.50

A highly informative account of the personalities, events and methods which characterized the Pétain régime, with and without Laval, during the period when the pretense of an "unoccupied" France was maintained. The author served in the French diplomatic service under Vichy, first in North Africa and then in Washington. When Laval returned to power in 1942, Marchal resigned in order to join the Fighting French.

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