When was France occupied?
|Date||10 May – 25 June 1940 (46 days)|
|Location||Low Countries, France|
|Territorial changes||Parts of France placed under German and Italian military occupation|
Also question is, when was France occupied in WWII?
Axis occupation of France: German occupation of France during World War II - 1940-1944 in the northern zones, and 1942-1944 in the southern zone. French Resistance and the National Council of the Resistance which coordinated the various groups that made up the resistance.
Beside above, why did the French surrender to Germany? France surrendered to the Nazis in 1940 for complex reasons. The proximate cause, of course, was the success of the German invasion, which left metropolitan France at the mercy of Nazi armies. But the German victory opened profound rifts in French society.
In this regard, was the whole of France occupied during ww2?
France was roughly divided into an occupied northern zone and an unoccupied southern zone, according to the armistice convention "in order to protect the interests of the German Reich". The French colonial empire remained under the authority of Marshall Pétain's Vichy regime.
When did the French invade Germany?
May 10, 1940 – June 25, 1940