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France and the Second World War occupation, collaboration, and resistance by Davies, Peter

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English



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

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-137) and index.

StatementPeter Davies.
SeriesIntroductions to history
LC ClassificationsD802.F8 D32 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 145 p. ;
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6784523M
ISBN 10041523896X, 0415238978
LC Control Number00036591

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France and the Second World Waris a concise introduction to a crucial and controversial period of French history - world war and occupation. During World War Two, France had the dramatic experience of occupation by the Germans and the legacy of this traumatic time has lived on until today, to the enduring fascination of historians and students. World War II, conflict that involved virtually every part of the world during – The main combatants were the Axis powers (Germany, Italy, and Japan) and the Allies (France, Great Britain, the United States, the Soviet Union, and China). It was the bloodiest conflict, as well as the largest war, in history.   In , as World War Two loomed, the British and French planned to fight an updated version of what happened in during . Manuel Bragança is Assistant Professor in French Studies in the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics at University College Dublin, Ireland, where he is also a member of the Centre for War Studies and of the Humanities Institute. His research interests focus on the historiography and memories of the Second World War in France and Europe.