The origins of the Légion des Volontaires Français contre le Bolchevisme

  title={The origins of the L{\'e}gion des Volontaires Français contre le Bolchevisme},
  author={O. Davey},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={29 - 45}
  • O. Davey
  • Published 1971
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
The military aspect of French collaboration with the Germans during the second world war was represented by the Legion des Volontaires Franqais contre le bolchevisme (LVF), founded in Paris in August I94I. After the fall of France in 1940, there were three main collaborationist groups in Paris, led respectively by Jacques Doriot, Marcel Deat, and Eugene Deloncle. All three men had been deeply involved in the prewar political life of France, each representing different attitudes of the French… Expand
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