When Paris went dark : the City of Light under German occupation, 1940-1944 /

On June 14, 1940, German tanks entered a silent and nearly deserted Paris. Eight days later, France accepted a humiliating defeat and foreign occupation. Subsequently, an eerie sense of normalcy settled over the City of Light. Many Parisians keenly adapted themselves to the situation, and even allie...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Rosbottom, Ronald C., 1942- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2014]
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Chronology of the Occupation of Paris
  • Major Personalities
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • A Nation Disintegrates
  • Waiting for Hitler
  • Minuet (1940-1941)
  • City Without a Face-The Occupier's Lament
  • Narrowed Lives
  • The Dilemmas of Resistance
  • The Most Narrowed Lives-The Hunt for Jews
  • How Much Longer? (1942-1944)
  • Liberation-A Whodunit
  • Angry Aftermath-Back on Paris Time
  • Is Paris Still Occupied?
  • Appendix: De Gaulle's Speech on the Liberation of Paris
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author