Collaboration horizontale  

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Collaboration horizontale, collaboration féminine or collaboration sentimentale (the French adjective "sentimentale" can be translated as "pertaining to a romantic relationship") was the (supposed) sexual intercourse that some French women had with members of the German invasion force after the Battle of France in 1940. This started to be considered a form of collaboration ca. June 6, 1944, the start of la Libération.

Depictions in film

In Hiroshima mon amour, the (unnamed) female protagonist is revealed to have been shaven as punishment for collaboration horizontale. This phenomenon has also inspired the 2010 film Collaboration horizontale.

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