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Chris Millington

Parisian members of the Cagoule at a party celebrating the terrorist organisation's activities, December 3rd, 1937

Terrorist violence has a long history in France.

Chris Millington examines a period of bitter political division in France, dating from the 1930s and coinciding with the Nazi Occupation, which raises questions about the nature and roots of French fascism.

The recent killing of a French teenager by fascist sympathisers recalls the tensions and divisions of the 1930s, says Chris Millington.

Chris Millington says we shouldn’t be surprised by the Front national’s show of strength in the recent French elections.