Collaborationism

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Collaborationism is cooperation with the enemy against one's country of citizenship in wartime.wikipedia
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Vidkun Quisling

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Vidkun Quisling (1887–1945), a major in the Norwegian Army and former minister of defence, served the Nazis as prime minister.
The collaborationist government participated in Germany's genocidal Final Solution.

Ioannis Rallis

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All three quisling prime ministers, (Georgios Tsolakoglou, Konstantinos Logothetopoulos and Ioannis Rallis), cooperated with the Axis authorities.
Ράλλης; 1878 – 26 October 1946) was the third and last collaborationist prime minister of Greece during the Axis occupation of Greece during World War II, holding office from 7 April 1943 to 12 October 1944, succeeding Konstantinos Logothetopoulos in the Nazi-controlled Greek puppet government in Athens.

Security Battalions

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During the last two years of the occupation, the last quisling prime-minister, Ioannis Rallis, created the Security Battalions which were military corps that collaborated openly with the Germans, and had strong anti-communist ideology.
The Security Battalions (Τάγματα Ασφαλείας, derisively known as Germanotsoliades or Tagmatasfalites were Greek collaborationist military groups, formed during the Axis occupation of Greece during World War II in order to support the German occupation troops.

Channel Islands

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Although the United Kingdom and the United States were never occupied, a British dependency, the Channel Islands near France, was under German occupation and thousands of American civilians in Asia were interned by Japan.
The German occupation of 1940–45 was harsh: over 2,000 Islanders were deported by the Germans, some Jews were sent to concentration camps; Partisan resistance and retribution, accusations of collaboration, and slave labour also occurred.

Devlag

De Vlag
In Belgium, collaborators were organized into the VNV party and the DeVlag movement in Flanders, and into the Rexist movement in Wallonia.
DeVlag's orientation towards the SS brought it into a dispute with the Flemish National Union (VNV), the main collaborative organization in occupied Flanders, which originally had supported the "cultural" activities of DeVlag.

Government of National Salvation

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The main collaborationist in East Yugoslavia was the axis-puppet Serbian Government of National Salvation
The Government of National Salvation (Влада народног спаса / Vlada narodnog spasa (VNS); Regierung der nationalen Rettung), also referred to as Nedić's government (Недићева влада / Nedićeva vlada) and Nedić's regime (Недићев режим / Nedićev režim), was the second Serbian collaborationist puppet government, after the Commissioner Government, established on the German-occupied territory of Serbia during World War II.

Horizontal collaboration

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Collaborators on the other hand, engaged in collaboration for pragmatic reasons, such as carrying out the orders of the occupiers to maintain public order (policeman) or normal government functions (civil servants); commerce (including sex workers and other women who had relationships with Germans and were called, "horizontal collaborators"); or to fulfill personal ambitions and greed.
With the liberation of France from German occupation which began on June 6, 1944, women were often punished as collaborators with the German occupiers.

Greek Resistance

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Small but active Greek National-Socialist parties, like the Greek National Socialist Party, or openly anti-semitic organisations, like the National Union of Greece, helped German authorities fight the Resistance, and identify and deport Greek Jews.
The Axis forces and their collaborators remained in control only of the main towns and the connecting roads, with the interior left to the andartes.

Collaboration with the Axis Powers

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The term is most often used to describe the cooperation of civilians with the occupying Axis Powers, especially Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, during World War II.
Some of these collaborators committed war crimes, crimes against humanity, or atrocities of the Holocaust.

Collaboration: Japanese Agents and Local Elites in Wartime China

Collaboration: Japanese Agents and Local Elites in Wartime China is a history book which investigates collaboration between the Chinese elites and Japanese, following the attack on the Chinese city of Shanghai in August 1937, just before the outbreak of the Second World War, and during the subsequent military occupation of the Yangtze River Delta in China by Japan.

Franz Oppenhoff

Dr. Franz Oppenhoff
German citizen and non-Nazi Franz Oppenhoff accepted appointment as Mayor of the German city of Aachen in 1944, under authority of the Allied military command.
Oppenhoff was considered a traitor and a collaborationist by the Nazi regime, and his assassination, codenamed Unternehmen Karneval ("Operation Carnival"), was ordered by Heinrich Himmler, planned by SS Obergruppenführer Hans-Adolf Prützmann, and carried out by an assassination unit composed of four SS men and two members of the Hitler Youth.

Jash (term)

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Jash (Kurdish: Caş or Cahş, literally meaning "donkey's foal"), or "" or The Light Regiments or fursan is a type of collaborator, usually a military unit composed of people of Kurdish descent that cooperates with enemy combatants against the Kurdish army, Kurdish rebels, or the Kurdish civilian population.

Quisling

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All three quisling prime ministers, (Georgios Tsolakoglou, Konstantinos Logothetopoulos and Ioannis Rallis), cooperated with the Axis authorities. He gave his name to the high-profile government collaborator, now known as a Quisling.

Pursuit of Nazi collaborators

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Several organisations and individuals (famous Nazi hunters) pursued ex-Nazis or Nazi collaborators who allegedly engaged in war crimes or crimes against humanity.

Axis powers

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The term is most often used to describe the cooperation of civilians with the occupying Axis Powers, especially Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, during World War II.

Nazi Germany

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The term is most often used to describe the cooperation of civilians with the occupying Axis Powers, especially Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, during World War II. German citizen and non-Nazi Franz Oppenhoff accepted appointment as Mayor of the German city of Aachen in 1944, under authority of the Allied military command.

Empire of Japan

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The term is most often used to describe the cooperation of civilians with the occupying Axis Powers, especially Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, during World War II.

World War II

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The term is most often used to describe the cooperation of civilians with the occupying Axis Powers, especially Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, during World War II.

Nationalism

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Motivations for collaboration by citizens and organizations included nationalism, ethnic hatred, anti-communism, antisemitism, opportunism, self-defense, or often a combination of these factors.

Ethnic hatred

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Motivations for collaboration by citizens and organizations included nationalism, ethnic hatred, anti-communism, antisemitism, opportunism, self-defense, or often a combination of these factors.

Antisemitism

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Motivations for collaboration by citizens and organizations included nationalism, ethnic hatred, anti-communism, antisemitism, opportunism, self-defense, or often a combination of these factors.

Opportunism

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Motivations for collaboration by citizens and organizations included nationalism, ethnic hatred, anti-communism, antisemitism, opportunism, self-defense, or often a combination of these factors.

War crime

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Some collaborators in World War II committed war crimes, crimes against humanity, or atrocities such as the Holocaust.