Bad Faith: A Forgotten History of Family, Fatherland and Vichy France by Carmen Callil
Reviewed by Benjamin Schwarz
The Atlantic Monthly
"In Germany and the countries it occupied, the Nazis had a knack for dredging up and empowering a host of weaselly charlatans, most of whom were inveterate anti-Semites and not a few of whom were degenerates, pimps, pornographers, thieves, or bully boys. But for their viciously effective patrons, most of this crew would have languished at the bottom of Europe's demimonde. But vaulted to positions of power (at least over the weak), they helped wreak terrible damage.
"Louis Darquier, who served from 1942 to 1944 as the commissioner for Jewish affairs in France's collaborating Vichy government,..." Read the entire Atlantic Monthly review.