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Germaine Tillion, Lucie Aubrac, and the Politics of Memories of the French Resistance
Language: en
Pages: 195
Authors: Donald Reid
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-26 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Germaine Tillion, Geneviève de Gaulle Anthonioz, Lucie Aubrac, and Raymond Aubrac were among a small number of French men and women who made the decision to resist early in the Occupation. In the summer of 1940, Marc Bloch analyzed the society in which he lived in order to identify and
The French Resistance and Its Legacy
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Rod Kedward
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-05-19 - Publisher:

With personal and colourful reflections on tracking down resisters to the Nazi occupation of France, The French Resistance and its Legacy offers a captivating set of insights into the very substance of resistance, and the challenges it poses. The book uses a wealth of stories and testimonies to foreground the
Free France
Language: en
Pages: 62
Authors: Charles River Editors
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-13 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

*Includes pictures *Includes contemporary accounts *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading "Whatever happens, the flame of French Resistance must not be extinguished and will not be extinguished." - General Charles de Gaulle, radio broadcast from London, June 18, 1940 "A great man? Why, he's selfish, he's arrogant,
France and the Second World War
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Peter Davies
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-03-01 - Publisher: Routledge

France and the Second World War is a concise introduction to a crucial and controversial period of French history - world war and occupation. During World War Two, France had the dramatic experience of occupation by the Germans and the legacy of this traumatic time has lived on until today,
A Certain Idea of France
Language: en
Pages: 928
Authors: Julian Jackson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-18 - Publisher: Penguin UK

A SUNDAY TIMES, THE TIMES, DAILY TELEGRAPH, NEW STATESMAN, SPECTATOR, FINANCIAL TIMES, TLS BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Masterly ... awesome reading ... an outstanding biography' Max Hastings, Sunday Times The definitive biography of the greatest French statesman of modern times In six weeks in the early summer of 1940, France