- Pierre Daye
Pierre Daye (
Schaerbeek, 1892 - Buenos Aires, 1960) was a Belgian collaborationistand follower of Rexism, who exiled himself to Juan Peron's Argentina after the war.
Pierre Daye was in charge of foreign politics in the "Nouveau Journal", a newspaper supporting the
National Socialistthesis created in October 1940 by Paul Colin [ [http://www.revue-contextes.net/textyles/pdf/15/Schurmans-15.pdf Les débuts du Nouveau Journal sous l'occupation (1940-1941). Analyse critique du témoignage de Robert Poulet] , Fabrice Schurmans, " Universidade de Coimbra", Centre d'étude des lettres belges (CELBUC) fr icon ] . Daye was one of the shareholders of the Editions de la Toison d'Or created during the war (out of a total of 150 shares, 135 were owned by the Slovak group Mundus, which was responsible to the Reich Foreign Affairs Minister headed by Joachim von Ribbentrop[ [http://22.214.171.124/textyles/pdf/HSOccupations/MichelBFincoeur.pdf Le Monde de l'édition en Belgique durant la Seconde guerre mondiale: l'exemple de l'édition de la Toison d'Or] , par Michel B. Fincoeur fr icon ] ). Daye was also a correspondent of " Je suis partout", the ultra-collaborationist French languagw review headed by Robert Brasillach. He was sentenced to death as a collaborator on December 18, 1946, by the Brussels War Council [http://www.argentina-rree.com/portal/archivos/justicia01.htm Extradiciones] es icon ] .
After the war, he fled to Argentina with the help of
Charles Lescat, also collaborator of "Je suis partout" [http://www.argentina-rree.com/portal/archivos/justicia01.htm Extradiciones] es icon ] . There, he took part in the meeting organized by Juan Peronin the " Casa Rosada" during which a network (colloquially called ratlines) was created, to organize the escape of collaborationists and former Nazis [http://www.pagina12.com.ar/diario/elpais/1-14198-2002-12-15.html La Odessa que creó Perón] , " Pagina/12", 15 December 2002 es icon ] . On June 17, 1947, Belgium requested his extraditionfrom Argentina, but the extradition request was filed.In Argentina, Pierre Daye resumed his writing activities, becoming the editor of an official Peronistreview Mark Falcoff, [http://www.time.com/time/magazine/1998/int/981109/latin_america.perons_na30a.html Peron's Nazi Ties] , " Time", November 9, 1998, vol 152, n°19 en icon ] . He then returned to Europe where he wrote his memoirs [http://www.argentina-rree.com/portal/archivos/justicia01.htm Extradiciones] es icon ] .
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