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Why did France sign an armistice with Germany?


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2008-02-19 15:54:54
2008-02-19 15:54:54

France signed an armistice with Germany because it was overwhelmed by the blitzkrieg, when Germany invaded France.

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Hitler thought the armistice was a sign of Germany being weak and traitorous.

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Marshal Pétain. (This is not to be confused with the armistice of 1945.)

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executed on 10 May 1940 On 22 June, an armistice was signed between France and Germany, going into effect on 25 June.

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Well France offiicially surrendered on June 25 1940 they were not forced to sign an armistace the new Prime Minister of France Phillippe Petain asked for an armistice with Germany. June, 1940.

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22 June 1940 was the day that France signed an armistice with Germany.


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