Americans in Paris : life and death under Nazi occupation / Charles Glass

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رقم التسجيلة 7923
نوع المادة book
ردمك 9781594202421
رقم الطلب

DC718.A44G53

شخص Glass, Charles

العنوان Americans in Paris : life and death under Nazi occupation / Charles Glass
بيان الطبعة 1st American ed
بيانات النشر New York: Penguin Press, 2010.
الوصف المادي xvi, 524 p
ملاحظات

Originally published: London : HarperPress, c2009 Includes bibliographical references and index

المحتويات / النص

Pt. 1: 14 June 1940. The American mayor of Paris -- The bookseller -- The Countess from Ohio -- All blood runs red -- 'Le Millionnaire ame?ricain' -- 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! -- Re?sistants 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 -- Libe?ration, not Liberation

المستخلص

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."

المواضيع Americans - France - Paris - History - 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 - France - Paris
France - History - German occupation, 1940-1945
Paris (France) - History - 1940-1944
Paris (France) - Intellectual life - 20th century