Sunday, September 17, 2023

Joseph Darnand

In the "Not A Role Model Series": Joseph Darnand. 

Joseph Darnand (1897 –1945) was a French collaborator with Nazi Germany during WW II. 

A decorated soldier in the French Army of World War I and early World War II, he went on to become the organizer and de facto leader of the Milice française, or French Militia, the collaborationist Vichy government's paramilitary police force. 

Darnand also served as an officer in the Waffen-SS. He was tried and executed after the war for treason.

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