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The Resistance: The French Fight Against the Nazis (edition 2010)

by Matthew Cobb

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Title:The Resistance: The French Fight Against the Nazis
Authors:Matthew Cobb
Info:Pocket Books (2010), Paperback, 320 pages
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Rating:****
Tags:WWII, France, Resistance, History, Raymond, Read, 2013Jan

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This is an amazing and very informative book which attempts to give an overview of the role played by many resistance groups in France during WWII and how these groups related to one another and to the Free French forces based outside the country at the time.

Personal stories are related and the sacrifices made by members of the resistance are told to great effect.

I think Matthew Cobb has succeeded in producing a book that throws light on the Resistance in a way that has not been done before. A fascinating book. ( )
  pgmcc | Jan 25, 2013 |
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The next time you see Paris, imagine the public buildings draped with swastika flags, the streets crowded with the grey-green uniforms of the German army, the humiliation of Jews wearing yellow stars on their clothes, threatened with deportation and death.
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This is a gripping and insightful history of the French Resistance and the men and women who opposed Nazi occupation during World War II.

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