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France and the Second World War

Resistance, Occupation and Liberation

by Peter Davies

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France,
  • Underground movements,
  • German occupation, 1940-1945,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    A concise introduction to a crucial and controversial period of French history. It provides a fresh insight into the events of this era of conflict exploring themes of collaboration, resistance, liberation and the wars legacy.

    Edition Notes

    Description based on print version record.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD802.F8D32 2001eb, D802.F8
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (133 p.)
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27039792M
    ISBN 100203626966
    ISBN 109780203626962
    OCLC/WorldCa437085131


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