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Americans in Paris : life and death under Nazi occupation

Author: Charles Glass
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed journalist Glass looks to the American expatriate experience of Nazi-occupied Paris to reveal a fascinating forgotten history of the greatest generation. A moving and deeply thought-provoking book.--"Sunday Telegraph."
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Glass, Charles, 1951-
Americans in Paris.
New York : Penguin Press, 2010
(OCoLC)669336094
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Glass
ISBN: 9781594202421 1594202427
OCLC Number: 430052028
Notes: Originally published: London : HarperPress, c2009.
Description: xvi, 524 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1: 14 June 1940. The American mayor of Paris --
The bookseller --
The Countess from Ohio --
All blood runs red --
'Le Millionnaire américain' --
The Yankee doctor --
Pt. 2: 1940. Bookshop row --
Americans at Vichy --
Back to Paris --
In love with love --
A French prisoner with the Americans --
American grandees --
Polly's Paris --
Rugged individualists --
Germany's confidential American agent --
Pt. 3: 1941. The coldest winter --
Time to go? --
New perils in Paris --
Utopia in Les Landes --
To resist, to collaborate or to endure --
Enemy aliens --
Pt. 4: 1942. First round-up --
The Vichy web --
The second round-up --
'Inturned' --
Uniting Africa --
Americans go to war --
Murphy forgets a friend --
Alone at Vittel --
The Bedaux Dossier --
Pt. 5: 1943. Murphy vesus Bedaux --
Sylvia's war --
German agents? --
A hospital at war --
The adolescent spy --
Clara under suspicion --
Calumnies --
Pt. 6: 1944. The trial of citizen Bedaux --
The underground railway --
Conspiracies --
Springtime in Paris --
The Marquis to arms! --
Résistants unmasked --
Via Dolorosa --
Schwarze Kappelle --
Slaves of the Reich --
One family now --
The Paris front --
Tout Mourir --
Pt. 7: 24-26 August 1944. Liberating the rooftops --
Libération, not Liberation.
Responsibility: Charles Glass.
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Acclaimed journalist Glass looks to the American expatriate experience of Nazi-occupied Paris to reveal a fascinating forgotten history of the greatest generation. A moving and deeply thought-provoking book.--"Sunday Telegraph."

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