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Hitler's gift to France : the return of the remains of Napoleon II : crisis at Vichy, December 15, 1940

Author: Georges Poisson
Publisher: New York : Enigma, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Adolf Hitler had always been an enthusiastic admirer of the French Emperor. In June 1940, during a visit to Napoleon's tomb, the Fuhrer decides to crown his crushing victory over the French army with a grand gesture - he orders the return from Vienna of the remains of Napoleon II, the great Emperor's only son. Hitler imagines a grandiose public ceremony where his name will be linked forever to that of Napoleon  Read more...
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Poisson, Georges, 1924-
Hitler's gift to France.
New York : Enigma, ©2008
(OCoLC)755249333
Named Person: François-Charles-Joseph Bonaparte, Herzog von Reichstadt; Philippe Pétain; Pierre Laval; Herzog) Napoléon François Charles Joseph Bonaparte (Reichstadt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Poisson
ISBN: 9781929631674 1929631677
OCLC Number: 173721048
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xl, 148 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Retour des cendres de l'Aiglon.
Responsibility: Georges Poisson ; translated by Robert L. Miller.

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A mystery of the Nazi occupation of France is at last explained by new research.  Read more...

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