Clark–Darlan Agreement (1942)
CLARK–DARLAN AGREEMENT (1942)
armistice agreement ending vichy french resistance to allied invasion of french north africa.
During World War II, after the Allies invaded North Africa in November 1942, the Vichy French commander in chief, Admiral Jean François Darlan, signed this agreement on 22 November with General Mark Clark of the United States in Algiers, capital of Algeria, then under French control. Darlan ordered an end to French resistance, was made high commissioner of French North Africa, and severed ties with Vichy France. Because of Darlan's reputation as a Fascist, the deal aroused intense criticism.
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