The Fascist French Republic was formed in the aftermath of the Fall of the Seine Republic (1921-1934) it started the second World War, led by Philippe Pétain. they only had one goal, to re create napoleon's glory days.
Petian amassed a vast military force of 25,000 soldiers and annexed Alsace-Lorraine back from the Germans without a shot being fired. He then moved in 12,000 soldiers to the country of Normandy and took it over within a month and 198 french soldiers killed, to 200 Normandian troops murdered. Germany and the Austrian republic did nothing as the world ticked closer to war.