|The following is based on J.E. Sawyer's Fallout RPG and has not been confirmed by canon sources.|
France was one of the members of the European Commonwealth during the Resource Wars. The once idyllic French countryside was slowly bombarded into a mess of trenches and No Man's Land during the squabbles, quite like the First World War.
France was going to be one of the areas in J.E. Sawyer's Resource Wars Fallout game.