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Quick Fact:
In September 1939, France and the United Kingdom declared war against Germany after the Nazis invaded Poland. World War II had begun. In June 1940, France signed an armistice with Nazi Germany and laid down arms. Part of France was occupied by the Nazis; part was run by a collaborationist government centered in Vichy.