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Wine and War: The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure
Wine and War: The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure
by Donald Kladstrup
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [270]-273).... (read more)

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Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France (P.S.)
Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France (P.S.)
by Nicholas Shakespeare
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When Nicholas Shakespeare stumbled across a box of documents belonging to his glamorous, mysterious late aunt, Priscilla, he was completely unaware of where this discovery would take him and what he would learn about her hidden past. Piecing together... (read more)

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Bad Faith: A Forgotten History of Family, Fatherland and Vichy France
Bad Faith: A Forgotten History of Family, Fatherland and Vichy France
by Carmen Callil
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Bad Faith tells the story of one of history's most despicable villains and con men — Louis Darquier de Pellepoix, Nazi collaborator and "Commissioner for Jewish Affairs," who managed the Vichy government's dirty work, "controlling" its Jewish... (read more)

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Petain: How the Hero of France Became a Convicted Traitor and Changed the Course of History
Petain: How the Hero of France Became a Convicted Traitor and Changed the Course of History
by Charles Williams
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Distinguished biographer Charles Williams sets the record straight on one of the most controversial figures to emerge during World War II.  This is the true story of Pétain--an orphan peasant boy who became Commander in Chief of the French Army... (read more)

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The Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris
The Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris
by Tilar J. Mazzeo
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Established in 1898 in the heart of Paris on the Place Vendôme, the Hôtel Ritz instantly became an icon of the city frequented by film stars and celebrity writers, American heiresses and risqué flappers, politicians... (read more)

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When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944
When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944
by Ronald C Rosbottom
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The spellbinding and revealing chronicle of Nazi-occupied Paris On June 14, 1940, German tanks entered a silent and nearly deserted Paris. Eight days later, France accepted a humiliating defeat and foreign occupation. Subsequently, an eerie sense of... (read more)

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A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France
A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France
by Caroline Moorehead
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They were teachers, students, chemists, writers, and housewives; a singer at the Paris Opera, a midwife, a dental surgeon. They distributed anti-Nazi leaflets, printed subversive newspapers, hid resisters, secreted Jews to safety, transported weapons... (read more)

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The Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris
The Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris
by Tilar J. Mazzeo
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Established in 1898 in the heart of Paris on the Place Vendôme, the Hôtel Ritz instantly became an icon of the city frequented by film stars and celebrity writers, American heiresses and risqué flappers, politicians... (read more)

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France and the Second World War: Resistance, Occupation and Liberation (Introduction to History)
France and the Second World War: Resistance, Occupation and Liberation (Introduction to History)
by Peter Davies
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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... (read more)

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Resistance: A Woman's Journal of Struggle and Defiance in Occupied France
Resistance: A Woman's Journal of Struggle and Defiance in Occupied France
by Agnes Humbert
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“You may think you've read stories like this before, yet hers is special…Résistance was written by a woman of exceptional intelligence and courage. Her perceptions are…acute, honest and humane.”—Newsday Agn... (read more)

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Strange Victory
Strange Victory
by Ernest R May
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A dramatic narrative-and reinterpretation-of Germany's six-week campaign that swept the Wehrmacht to Paris in spring 1940. Before the Nazis killed him for his work in the French Resistance, the great historian Marc Bloch wrote a famous short book... (read more)

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Lest Innocent Blood Be Shed
Lest Innocent Blood Be Shed
by Philip Hallie
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During the most terrible years of World War II, when inhumanity and political insanity held most of the world in their grip and the Nazi domination of Europe seemed irrevocable and unchallenged, a miraculous event took place in a small Protestant town... (read more)

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The Shameful Peace: How French Artists and Intellectuals Survived the Nazi Occupation
The Shameful Peace: How French Artists and Intellectuals Survived the Nazi Occupation
by Frederic Spotts
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The German occupation of France from 1940 to 1945 presented wrenching challenges for the nationand#8217;s artists and intellectuals. Some were able to flee the country; those who remainedand#8212;including Gide and Cand#233;line, Picasso and Matisse... (read more)

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Americans in Paris: Life and Death Under Nazi Occupation
Americans in Paris: Life and Death Under Nazi Occupation
by Charles Glass
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An unforgettable portrait of Paris and Vichy France during the Nazi occupation. Americans in Paris recounts tales of adventure, intrigue, passion, deceit, and survival under the brutal Nazi occupation through the eyes of the Americans who lived through... (read more)

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France Under the Germans (96 Edition)
France Under the Germans (96 Edition)
by Philippe Burrin
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From 1940 to 1944, the French people adapted in a variety of ways to life under the domination of Nazi Germany. France under the Germans is the definitive study of the choices made by ordinary French citizens during that turbulent historical period... (read more)

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She Landed by Moonlight: The Story of Secret Agent Pearl Witherington: The Real 'Charlotte Gray'
She Landed by Moonlight: The Story of Secret Agent Pearl Witherington: The Real 'Charlotte Gray'
by Carole Seymour-jones
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The extraordinary story of the real life Charlotte Gray, the greatest female organizer of resistance fighters in FranceOn the night of September 22, 1943, Pearl Witherington, a 29-year-old British secretary and agent of the Special... (read more)

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And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II
And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II
by Jacques Lusseyran
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An updated edition of this classic World War II memoir, chosen as one of the 100 Best Spiritual Books of the Twentieth Century, with a new photo insert and restored passages from the original French edition When Jacques Lusseyran was an eight-year-old... (read more)

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Occupation
Occupation
by Ian Ousby
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France was slow and somewhat ineffectual in organizing resistance movement. In Occupation Ian Ousby challenges the myth that France was liberated by the whole of France. The author explores the Nazi occupation of France with superb detail and eyewitness... (read more)

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Resistance (08 Edition)
Resistance (08 Edition)
by Agnes Humbert
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“You may think you've read stories like this before, yet hers is special…Résistance was written by a woman of exceptional intelligence and courage. Her perceptions are…acute, honest and humane.”—Newsday Agnès Humbert... (read more)

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Verdict on Vichy: Power and Prejudice in the Vichy France Regime
Verdict on Vichy: Power and Prejudice in the Vichy France Regime
by Michael Curtis
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This masterful book is the first comprehensive reappraisal of the Vichy France regime for over 20 years. France was occupied by Nazi Germany between 1940 and 1944, and the exact nature of France's role in the Vichy years is only now beginning to come to... (read more)

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