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Accumulated Fragments: USS Juneau CL-52

...Juneau assumed blockade patrol in early May off Martinique and Guadelupe Islands to prevent the escape of Vichy French Naval units (the Vichy French government and military collaborated with the Axis powers). She returned to New York to complete...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-04-22/accumulated-fragments-uss-juneau-cl
Neighbors
This Day in History

...Germany's Weimar Constitution was adopted by the republic's National Assembly. In 1945, Pierre Laval, premier of the pro-Nazi Vichy government, surrendered to U.S. authorities in Austria; he was turned over to France, which later tried and executed him...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073107/sta_20070731011.shtml
News
This Day in History

...Germany's Weimar Constitution was adopted by the republic's National Assembly. In 1945, Pierre Laval, premier of the pro-Nazi Vichy government, surrendered to U.S. authorities in Austria; he was turned over to France, which later tried and executed him...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073106/sta_20060731007.shtml
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This Day in History

...dancer who had spied for the Germans, was executed by a French firing squad outside Paris. In 1945, the former premier of Vichy France, Pierre Laval, was executed. In 1946, Nazi war criminal Hermann Goering poisoned himself hours before he was to have...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101503/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...repentance, France's Roman Catholic Church apologized for its silence during the systematic persecution and deportation of Jews by the pro-Nazi Vichy regime. In 2006, five people were killed when an overpass near Montreal collapsed.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093007/sta_20070930042.shtml
News
This Day in History

...the Basque town of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War. In 1945, Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, the head of France's Vichy government during World War II, was arrested. In 1964, the African nations of Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form Tanzania...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042607/sta_20070426016.shtml
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Resistance and survival at Auschwitz

...had been to meetings and dreamed of a fairer, more equal world. Others fought hard against the German occupiers and their Vichy collaborators as Gaullists, or they fought simply out of personal convictions so strong that to do nothing was impossible...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-12-04/resistance-and-survival-auschwitz
Opinion
This Day in History

...of Algiers. In 1865, William Booth founded the Salvation Army in London. In 1940, during World War II, Britain and the Vichy government in France broke diplomatic relations. In 1946, the bikini made its debut during an outdoor fashion show at the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070505/sta_20050705008.shtml
News
This Day in History

...the investigation. U.S. Airways filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In the world In 1942, during World War II, Vichy government official Pierre Laval publicly declared that "the hour of liberation for France is the hour when Germany wins the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081103/loc_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...supporters, who chose their own nominee, John Hagelin, in a rival convention. In the world In 1942, during World War II, Vichy government official Pierre Laval publicly declared that "the hour of liberation for France is the hour when Germany wins the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081105/sta_20050811023.shtml
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