A unit of the Vichy Legion Tricolore -- also known as the Legion of French Volunteers, or LVF, officially known to the Germans as Infantry Regiment (Infanterieregiment) 638. They are being reviewed in German-occupied Paris France before heading to the Russian front. Soldiers at attention. A crowd gathered to watch the inspection. A dignitary (possibley Paul Touvier?) reviews the troops. He greets the officers and soldiers. Soldiers parade outside a building. The dignitary and Vichy French officers watch the parade.
A map shows German occupied France. A German soccer match underway. Players tussle for the ball. Goal keepers defend the goal posts. Crowd watches the match.
A Frech military unit salutes as an officer gets off a train. Dignitaries greet the officer. Soldiers with their belongings walk in a street. Civilian recruits in a bus proceed for an Army reception center. Military officers around a microphone at a camp. Soldiers gathered to hear the speech. Soldiers salute the French flag.
Vichy France leaders in France during World War II. Chief of State of Vichy France Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Petain and President of the Council Pierre Laval in an office. Henri Petain sits in a chair and talks to Pierre Laval. Inside view of the office of Vichy France. Marshal Petain and Pierre Laval on a bench discuss a document.
French Marshal Philippe Petain presented Avignon city keys in France during World War 2. The Chief of State of Vichy France Marshal Philippe Petain emerges with Avignon officials from a building. Avignon officials present the keys of the city to Petain. Avignon residents in elaborate traditional costumes during the ceremony. Officers and civilians watch the proceedings. Petain's motorcade moves through the city. Civilians gathered on either side of the streets. People on the streets and in balconies cheer and greet him. Petain waves and acknowledges the crowd from his convertible. Motorcycle escorts around the convertible. Guards control the crowd.
Norwegian troops in the European Theater during World War II. Minister President of Norway Vidkun Quisling and German officers inspect the troops. A statue in the background. Buildings in the background. Vichy French troops march. They entrain in Marseilles, France. They meet their loved ones and board trains. They bid good bye as the trains leave the station.