Children of Collaborators

From Isolation toward Integration
  • Martijn W. J. Lindt
Part of the The Plenum Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)


Germany had its collaborators in all the countries it occupied during World War II. These collaborators were called quislings after the best-known among them, the Norwegian Vidkun Quisling. Many of them were arrested and put on trial after the German defeat and the liberation of the occupied countries. In some countries (e.g., France), many of them were killed without a trial, while others escaped, either by leaving their country or by hiding their past. These historical facts are well known. Particularly in The Netherlands, a number of extensive studies about the trials have appeared in the last decades (Belinfante, 1978; Groen, 1984; Romijn, 1989).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martijn W. J. Lindt
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  1. 1.Faculty of Educational SciencesUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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