Prague in danger : the years of German occupation, 1939-45 : memories and history, terror and resistance, theater and jazz, film and poetry, politics and war (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Prague in danger : the years of German occupation, 1939-45 : memories and history, terror and resistance, theater and jazz, film and poetry, politics and war

Author: Peter Demetz
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"With this book, the scholar Peter Demetz focuses on the six short years when Prague was under German occupation in World War II - a tormented, tragic, and unforgettable time. He was a boy then, living in Prague as a "first-degree half-Jew," according to the Nazis' terrible categories, and here he joins his objective chronicle of what happened to his beloved city during the war with his personal memories of that
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Genre/Form: Autobiographie 1939-1945
Erlebnisbericht
History
Named Person: Peter Demetz; Peter Demetz; Peter Demetz; Peter (Philologe) Demetz
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Demetz
ISBN: 9780374281267 0374281262 9780374531560 0374531560
OCLC Number: 166390153
Description: xii, 274 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The day of occupation --
The beginnings of the protectorate: 1939-41 --
Terror and resistance --
The end of the protectorate.
Responsibility: Peter Demetz.
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Interweaves an account of the German authorities' diplomatic, financial, and military machinations with a description of Prague's resistance and underground opposition. This book offers the history  Read more...

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