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Fighters in the Shadows

A New History of the French Resistance

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ISBN 9780674286108

Publication Date: 11/30/2015

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608 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

21 halftones, 2 maps

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  • List of Illustrations*
  • Maps
    • Occupied France, 1940–44
    • The French Empire in Africa and the Near East, 1940–44
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: Remembering the French Resistance
  • 1. Awakenings
  • 2. Faire quelque chose
  • 3. ‘Titi has been avenged!’
  • 4. London calling
  • 5. Une affaire de femmes
  • 6. In and out of the shadows
  • 7. God’s Underground
  • 8. The blood of others
  • 9. The hinge: North Africa
  • 10. Apogee
  • 11. Rupture
  • 12. Skyfall or guerrilla
  • 13. D-Day
  • 14. Liberation
  • 15. Afterlives
  • Conclusion: Battle for the Soul of the Resistance
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Cast List
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • * Illustrations
    • Henri Rol-Tanguy on the Spanish front, 1930 (Reproduced courtesy of the Rol-Tanguy family)
    • Jean Cavaillès as a soldier in 1940 (Musée de l’Ordre de la Libération)
    • Jeanine Sontag boating (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • Guy Môquet with his bicycle (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • De Gaulle and George V review French Foreign Legion in London (Musée du Général Leclerc de Hautecloque et de la Libération de Paris, Musée Jean Moulin, Ville de Paris)
    • Châteaubriant quarry, the day after the execution of twenty-seven hostages on 22 October 1941 (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • André Tollet police search file (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • Pierre Georges/Colonel Fabien, false ID as a priest (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • Executed Carmagnole militant (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • De Gaulle and Giraud at Casablanca, as Roosevelt and Churchill look on, January 1943 (Imperial War Museum)
    • Marianne on a Bourg-en-Bresse plinth proclaiming the Fourth Republic, original photo and publicity mock-up, 11 November 1943 (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • Maquisards about to be executed at Lantilly, in Burgundy, 25 May 1943 (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • The Affiche rouge demonising resisters of the Manouchian group as ‘the army of crime’, February 1944 (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • General Leclerc in Normandy, 1 August 1944 (Musée de l’Ordre de la Libération)
    • Paris Liberation Committee, posed after the Liberation (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • Henri and Cecile Rol-Tanguy (copyright reserved)
    • Funeral of Pierre Georges/Col. Fabien (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • Madeleine Riffaud at the site of her triumph (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • Gaullist march-past, 18 June 1945 (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)
    • Unveiling of the bust of Missak Manouchian at Ivry by his widow, 1978 (Collection Musée de la Résistance Nationale, Champigny-sur-Marne)

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