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Inside France

Inside France

| 21 min

This short film focuses on the period between World War I and World War II when France was struck by riots, strikes and economic stress. During the war that followed there was again internal dissension, between those supporting the Fighting French and those supporting the Vichy government. With the end of the war, however, France put itself on the road to recovery, rebuilding its strength on more solid foundations.

  • director
    Stuart Legg
    Tom Daly
  • producer
    Stuart Legg


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Ages 15 to 17

History - World War I
History - World War II

Supplement to the study of World War II as it affected France. Class should research the history of France between July, 1940, and September, 1944, after it was defeated by Germany. Have students comment on the form of government that followed, leading to a period of civil war. Research the liberation of Paris and the abolition of the Vichy regime.

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