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One day in France : tragedy and betrayal in an occupied town

Author: Jean-Marie Borzeix; Gay McAuley
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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April 6, 1944. A detachment of German soldiers arrive in a rural French town, hunting down resistance fighters, many of whom are hiding in the region. Over 60 years later, the villagers clearly remember the day when four peasants from a nearby village were taken hostage and shot as an example to others. But do they remember the whole story? Jean-Marie Borzeix sets out to investigate the events, and reveal the hidden  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Marie Borzeix; Gay McAuley
ISBN: 9781784536220 1784536229
OCLC Number: 953637648
Notes: Translated from the French.
Description: xxvi, 165 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jean-Marie Borzeix ; translated by Gay McAuley ; introduced by Caroline Moorehead.

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'A completely enthralling and disturbing account of a forgotten episode during the Nazi occupation of France in World War II. An exceptional and moving work of historical investigation.' - William Read more...

 
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