Americans in Paris Life and Death under Nazi Occupation

ISBN-10: 0143118668

ISBN-13: 9780143118664

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Authors: Charles Glass
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Description: An unforgettable portrait of the diverse American community in Paris during the occupation. From the spring of 1940 to liberation in the summer of 1944, Americans in Parisrecounts tales of adventure, intrigue, passion, deceit, and survival under the brutal Nazi occupation through the eyes of the Americans who lived through it all. Renowned journalist Charles Glass tells the story of a remarkable cast of five thousand expatriates-artists, writers, scientists, playboys, musicians, cultural mandarins, and ordinary businessmen-and their struggles in Nazi Paris. Glass's discovery of letters, diaries, war documents, and police files reveals as never before how Americans were trapped in a web of intrigue, collaboration, and courage.

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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/22/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Maps
List of Illustrations
Introduction
14 June 1940
The American Mayor of Paris
The Bookseller
The Countess from Ohio
All Blood Runs Red
Le Millionnaire am�ricain
The Yankee Doctor
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
1941
The Coldest Winter
Time to Go?
New Perils in Paris
Utopia in Les Landes
To Resist, to Collaborate or to Endure
Enemy Aliens
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
1943
Murphy versus Bedaux
Sylvia's War
German Agents?
A Hospital at War
The Adolescent Spy
Clara under Suspicion
Calumnies
1944
The Trial of Citizen Bedaux
The Underground Railway
Conspiracies
Springtime in Paris
The Maquis to Arms!
R�sistants Unmasked
Via Dolorosa
Schwarze Kappelle
Slaves of the Reich
One Family Now
The Paris Front
Tout Mourir
24-26 August 1944
Liberating the Rooftops
Lib�ration, not Liberation
Epilogue
Endnotes
Acknowledgements
Select Bibliography
Index
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