The video above contains a few short newsreels produced in France during the Vichy regime, the collaborationist government established in 1940.
In our forthcoming March issue, Chris Millington casts a look back at France's 'dark years' of 1940-44, and explores the bitter political divisions that led to a decade of political conflict between the Left and Right.
From The Archive
Lindsay Pollick reviews changing interpretations of Vichy France.
Scapegoat or quisling extraordinaire? Douglas Johnson probes the motives and actions of Vichy's chief minister to find insularity and gamesmanship his fatal flaws.