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Paris at War


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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674504813

Publication Date: 11/16/2015


592 pages

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

40 halftones, 3 maps

Belknap Press


  • Map: Paris and the department of the Seine
  • Map: Paris locations mentioned in the text
  • Prologue
  • Introduction: The Road to War: September 1938–September 1939
  • 1. The Phoney War: September 3, 1939–May 10, 1940
  • 2. Blitzkrieg and Exodus: May 10, 1940–June 14, 1940
  • 3. Parisians and Germans, Germans and Parisians
  • 4. Paris, German Capital of France
  • 5. Unemployment, Rationing, Vichy against Jews, Montoire
  • 6. From Mass Street Protest to the “Führer’s Generous Gesture”
  • 7. Protests, Pillaging, “V” for Victory, the First Roundup of Jews
  • 8. Resistance and Repression
  • 9. Resistance, Punishment, Allied Bombs, and Deportation
  • 10. SS Seizure of Security, the Yellow Star, the Vél’d’hiv’ Roundup, La Relève
  • 11. Denunciations, Distractions, Deprivations
  • 12. Labour Conscription, Resistance, the French Gestapo
  • 13. Anti-Bolshevism, Black Market, More Bombs, Drancy
  • 14. A Serial Killer on the Run, Pétain in Paris, the Milice on the Rampage, the Allies on Their Way
  • 15. The Liberation of Paris
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Chronology
  • Dramatis Personae
  • Glossary
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

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