What resulted from the German invasion of France?

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The result of the German invasion of France was that France was occupied by Germany.  Of course, part of France still was officially independent, but Vichy France was clearly dominated by Germany.

The impact of this on the French nation was significant.  It forced them to have to deal with...

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The result of the German invasion of France was that France was occupied by Germany.  Of course, part of France still was officially independent, but Vichy France was clearly dominated by Germany.

The impact of this on the French nation was significant.  It forced them to have to deal with occupation.  Later, it made them have to confront the fact that some French collaborated with the German occupiers.

Strategically, the invasion and conquest of France made it much harder to defeat Germany.  The Allies had to invade France and then fight through France to defeat Germany in 1944 and 1945.

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