Descen­dants of French­men forced to fight for Germany seek recog­ni­tion

Publié le 5 octobre 2022


It is 80 years since a Nazi decree forced 130,000 men from Alsace-Moselle to join the German army during WW2 By Martin Gree­­nacre A decree publi­­shed on August 25, 1942, orde­­red the conscrip­­tion of young men from the annexed part of eastern France into the Wehr­­macht and Waffen-SS. Refer­­red to as malgré-nous (despite ourselves), 130,000 …

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