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Collaboration: are the French still in denial?

By Tim King  

Using hindsight is an infallibly bad way of looking at history—yet regrettably most of us do it all the time. It is remarkably difficult to step into the skin of someone alive even 70 years ago, to understand how they arrived at decisions which today seem utterly unthinkable. The French as a nation have that difficulty with the period June 1940 through to June 1944 and,…

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