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The Cost of Courage by Charles Kaiser
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The Cost of Courage

by Charles Kaiser

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Researched account of Parisian family and their efforts during WWII in the Resistance. Author (well-know newsman) introduced to family in 60's when he was a young boy. In 90's, became interested in telling the story. From one surviving family member and documented records and remembrances of friends and family, Kaiser has put together a brave and heartbreaking story of one aspect of the war. ( )
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In the autumn of 1943, Andr Boulloche became de Gaulle's military delegate in Paris, coordinating all the Resistance movements in the nine northern regions of France only to be betrayed by one of his associates, arrested, wounded by the Gestapo, and taken prisoner. His sisters carried on the fight without him until the end of the war. Boulloche survived three concentration camps and later became a prominent French politician who devoted the rest of his life to reconciliation of France and Germany. This is the first time the family has cooperated to recount their extraordinary ordeal.… (more)

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