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Officially the French Republic, France is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories. France was occupied by Nazi Germany in 1940 and liberated by the Western Allies in 1944. While France was occupied many French people had escaped and joined the Free French Forces and fought with the Allies.