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A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France (P.S.)
A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France (P.S.)
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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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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"[A]n impressive achievement: a boot-level take on the conflict that is fresh without being cynically revisionist." --The New Republic A groundbreaking history of ordinary soldiers struggling on the front lines, The Deserters offers a completely new... (read more)

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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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Outwitting the Gestapo
Outwitting the Gestapo
by Lucie Aubrac
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Lucie Aubrac (1912-2007), of Catholic and peasant background, was teaching history in a Lyon girls' school and newly married to Raymond, a Jewish engineer, when World War II broke out and divided France. The couple, living in the Vichy zone, soon joined... (read more)

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Fleeing Hitler: France 1940
Fleeing Hitler: France 1940
by Hanna Diamond
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As Hitler's victorious armies approached Paris, panic gripped the city and the roads heading south filled with millions of French citizens, fleeing for their lives, with scant supplies and often no destination in mind. All hoped, as famed author Simone... (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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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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And the Show Went on (11 Edition)
And the Show Went on (11 Edition)
by Alan Riding
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On June 14, 1940, German tanks rolled into a silent and deserted Paris. Eight days later, a humbled France accepted defeat along with foreign occupation. While the swastika now flew over Paris, the City of Light was undamaged, and soon a peculiar kind of... (read more)

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Strange Defeat: A Statement of Evidence Written in 1940
Strange Defeat: A Statement of Evidence Written in 1940
by Marc Bloch
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Marc Bloch wrote Strange Defeat during the three months following the fall of France, after he returned home from military service. In the midst of his anguish, he nevertheless "brought to his study of the crisis all the critical faculty and all the... (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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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. This book offers the definitive study of the choices made by ordinary French citizens during that turbulent historical period, exposing for... (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. Translated By Elizabeth R. Cameron.
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When Jacques Lusseyran was an eight-year-old Parisian schoolboy, he was blinded in an accident. He finished his schooling determined to participate in the world around him. In 1941, when he was seventeen, that world was Nazi-occupied France. Lusseyran... (read more)

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

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Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany
Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany
by Marthe Cohn
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Marthe Cohn was a beautiful young Jewish woman living just across the German border in France when Hitler rose to power. Her family sheltered Jews fleeing the Nazis, including Jewish children sent away by their terrified parents. But soon her homeland... (read more)

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The Journal of Helene Berr
The Journal of Helene Berr
by Helene Berr
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Following in the tradition of timeless Holocaust literature such as "Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl" and "Suite Francaise," this important literary contribution by a young writer presents an account of war-time Paris that is profoundly affecting and... (read more)

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Season of Suffering: Coming of Age in Occupied France, 1940-45
Season of Suffering: Coming of Age in Occupied France, 1940-45
by Nicole Taflinger
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Born in 1927, Nicole Braux's earliest recollections occur in the French city of Nancy, where her father owned and operated a hotel and restaurant. Her charming reflections paint a picture of a romantic culture still wounded by the First World War. Nicole... (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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"[A]n impressive achievement: a boot-level take on the conflict that is fresh without being cynically revisionist." --The New Republic A groundbreaking history of ordinary soldiers struggling on the front lines, The Deserters offers a completely new... (read more)

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The Resistance: The French Fight Against the Nazis
The Resistance: The French Fight Against the Nazis
by Matthew Cobb
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A gripping and insightful history of the French Resistance and the men and women who opposed Nazi occupation during World War II Based on personal stories, eyewitness accounts, and archival material, this vivid history goes behind the tales of ... (read more)

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