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Quisling

Posted by S. Ryan on February 12, 2003

: quisling \ 'kwiz-lin\ n [Vidkun Quisling d1945 Norwegian politician]: a traitor who collaborates with the invaders of his country especially by serving in a puppet government.

I am sure that over the centuries and through many wars there have been those who have served, collaborated or otherwise abetted the enemy and successfully remained anonymous. What did poor Vidkun do to forever link his name to treachery?