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A train in winter : an extraordinary story of women, friendship, and resistance in occupied France

Author: Caroline Moorehead
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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In January 1943, the Gestapo hunted down 230 women of the French Resistance and sent them to Auschwitz. This is their story, told in full for the first time--a searing and unforgettable chronicle of terror, courage, defiance, survival, and the power of friendship to transcend evil that is an essential addition to the history of World War II.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Moorehead
ISBN: 9780061650703 0061650706
OCLC Number: 703206408
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain in 2011 by Chatto & Windus"--Title page verso.
Description: 374 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: An enormous toy full of subtleties --
The flame of French resistance --
Daughters of the Enlightenment --
The hunt for resisters --
Waiting for the wolf --
Indulgent towards women --
Recognizing the unthinkable --
'We have other plans for them' --
Frontstalag 122 --
Le Convoi des 31000 --
The meaning of friendship --
Keeping alive, remaining me --
The disposables --
Pausing before the battle --
Slipping into the shadows --
Appendix : the women.
Responsibility: Caroline Moorehead.

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In January 1943, the Gestapo hunted down 230 women of the French Resistance and sent them to Auschwitz. This is their story, told in full for the first time--a searing and unforgettable chronicle of terror, courage, defiance, survival, and the power of friendship to transcend evil that is an essential addition to the history of World War II.

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