French State

The French state may refer to:

  • The Republic of France (i.e. the state of France)
  • Vichy France, 'French state' was the official name of the regime first directed by Philippe Pétain, explicitly opposed to the French Republic

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Eramet - History
... shareholding and financial restructuring programme, ERAP, a French state-owned company, acquires a 70% interest in the Company's capital. 1989-1991 - Acquisition of the French company La Commentrienne and the Swedish company Kloster Speedsteel, the world's third-largest and biggest producers of high-speed steels, respectively ... The BRGM group (Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières, a French state-owned company) contributes its subsidiary Cofremmi, holder of nickel mining ...
Military History Of France During World War II - Military Forces of France During World War II - French State Army (1940–1944)
... was headed by Marshal Pétain and had its headquarters in Vichy, capital of the French State with bases disseminated around the world as part of the French Colonial Empire ... then, full metropolitan territory as a consequence of the Allied invasion of French North Africa (Operation Torch) and Allied allegiance of the colonial French Army of Africa ... Beside its regular limited armistice army, the French State created irregular forces in order to fight the French Resistance and inner/outer communists both considered enemies by Vichy and the ...
Archives Nationales (France)
... The Archives nationales (French for "National Archives") preserve the national archives of the French state, apart from the archives of the Ministry of Defence and the ... testimony to the very ancient nature of the French state which has been in existence for more than twelve centuries already ... The Archives nationales were created at the time of the French Revolution in 1790, but it was a state decree of 1794 that made it mandatory to centralize all the pre-French Revolution private ...
Torture During The Algerian War - Overview
... The French state itself refused to see in the colonial conflict a war, as that would recognize the other party (the National Liberation Front, FLN) as a legitimate entity ... Thus, until 10 August 1999, the French Republic persisted in calling the Algerian War a simple "operation of public order" against the FLN "terrorism." This was. 1957 the Minister of Interior declared a state of emergency in Algeria, and the government granted extraordinary powers to General Massu, head of the armed forces in Algeria ...

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