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Franco-German Armistice (first half).
Principal Points of the Franco-German Armistice Terms:
1. Cessation of fighting against Germany in France, in all French possessions and on the seas.
2. The shaded portion indicated on the-map to be occupied by German troops, the occupation to be supported by the French administration.
3. The German Government to limit occupation of the west coast, after ending hostilities with England, to the extent absolutely necessary.
4. The French Government to be permitted to select the seat of its government in unoccupied territory, or in Paris, in which case the German Government agrees to guarantee its support in conducting the administration of unoccupied territory from Paris.
5. Demobilization and disarming of all land, sea and air forces, except those which are necessary for the maintenance
of domestic order, the strength to be fixed by agreement with Germany and Italy.
6. To be prepared to surrender to the German Government, undamaged all guns, tanks, tank defense weapons, warplanes, antiaircraft artillery, infantry weapons, means of conveyance and munitions from all French units opposing Germany and which at the time this armistice goes into force are in territory not to be occupied by Germany.
7. Weapons, munitions, and war apparatus of every kind remaining in the unoccupied portion of France to be stored and/or secured under German and/or Italian control, except those required for the arming allowed to French units.
8. Building of new war apparatus in occupied territory to be stopped immediately.
9. All land and coastal fortifications, with weapons, munitions and apparatus and plants of every kind to be surrendered undamaged. Plans of these fortifications as well as those already conquered by German troops to be surrendered.
10. The French war fleet to be collected in ports under German and /or Italian control and to demobilize and lay up, with the exception of those units which might be considered necessary for the protection of French interests in its colonial empire.
11. The French Government to be assured that it is not the intention of the German Government to use the French war fleet which is in harbors under German control for its purposes in war, with the exception of units; considered necessary to guard the coast and to sweep mines, and that no further demands respecting the French fleet will be made at the conclusion of a peace.
12. The French High Command to report the exact location of all mines, harbor and coastal obstructions and defense facilities.
Source: Military News Around the World. RML Vol XX Nº 78. September 1940.
Cheers. Raúl M
Serás lo que debas ser o no serás nada. General José de San Martín.