Condemning Rebellion In Occupied France And Ireland


The mandated President of the French State, Marshal Henri Pétain, greeting the German Führer Adolf Hitler in Vichy France

Today’s Irish Times newspaper carries a deeply offensive article examining the period of 1939-45 in France and what the author of the piece characterizes as the “armed rebellion” of the French Resistance against the mandated administration of the country by Nazi Germany and it’s collaborationist partners during World War II. In particular the journalist questions the continued veneration of the militant movement by the modern French state and its celebration by political parties of all hues:

“The French Resistance was indeed the catalyst for the recreation of an independent French State, as Ronan Fanning wrote in the concluding article of The Irish Times series on 1939-45, but does that mean we should be proud of it?

The resistance itself was an act of armed rebellion by an extremist group…

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