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Resistance and collaboration in Nazi-occupied Paris
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Flashback: Army of Shadows (1969), Jean-Pierre Melville’s French Resistance masterpiece

Flashback: Army of Shadows (1969), Jean-Pierre Melville’s French Resistance masterpiece | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
Post Views: 16   Jean-Pierre Melville is best known in Hong Kong for his stylised gangster drama Le Samourai (1967), because John Woo Yu-sen has often cited it as a major influence on his film style. Melville’s dark Army of Shadows, which was made two years after Le Samourai, retains that film’s...
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The French Resistance during World War II: its Myth and its Memory in Cinematographic Arts

The French Resistance during World War II: its Myth and its Memory in Cinematographic Arts | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
With this essay, I introduce my position on a topic in historical studies that I believe is still evolving, enriching, and revolutionizing the ways people understand and appreciate history. The topic…
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Put yourself in Vichy France: do you resist or collaborate? – Robert Gildea | Aeon Essays

Put yourself in Vichy France: do you resist or collaborate? – Robert Gildea | Aeon Essays | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
The Nazis have occupied France. It’s easy to condemn the collaborators. But be honest: what would you really do?
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Le Pen's cynical Holocaust remarks could reopen old wounds in France

Le Pen's cynical Holocaust remarks could reopen old wounds in France | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
Marine Le Pen's recent remarks suggest that the daughter differs from her father only in style, not substance: Where he once declared the Holocaust "a detail of history," she has advanced a far slicker and more manipulative message, Stephanie Hare writes.
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A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker review – a skilful recreation of Beckett’s war years

A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker review – a skilful recreation of Beckett’s war years | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
The author of Longbourn illuminates Beckett’s work by dramatising the privation and adventures of his wartime experiences, from his work with the resistance to his long walk south
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The memory of the French resistance – Prof. Robert Gildea

The memory of the French resistance – Prof. Robert Gildea | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
On 16 March Prof. Robert Gildea of Oxford University spoke at Swansea University on the subject of the memory of the French resistance.  His paper was sponsored by the Conflict, Reconstruction and Memory (CRAM) research group.  Prof. Gildea is author of numerous ground-breaking books on modern France.  His most recent work is Fighters in the…
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Resisting the Familiar Narrative of Resistance in France - Books

Resisting the Familiar Narrative of Resistance in France - Books | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it

One of the welcome elements to Robert Gildea’s ‘Fighters in the Shadows’ is the centrality he gives to the role of Jewish resisters in occupied France.

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'Paris at War' Is a Definitive, Though Necessarily Incomplete, Monument - PopMatters

'Paris at War' Is a Definitive, Though Necessarily Incomplete, Monument - PopMatters | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
David Drake has revived the Nazi Occupation of France with an obsessive and impressive sense of detail.
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Une carte interactive recense les rafles des enfants juifs

Une carte interactive recense les rafles des enfants juifs | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
On peut désormais localiser sur internet l'endroit où habitaient en France les 11'458 enfants juifs déportés vers les camps de la mort.

Via Florence Trocmé
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François and Berthe Bousson | Parting Once Again | Themes | Marking 50 Years of Honoring Righteous Among the Nations

François and Berthe Bousson | Parting Once Again | Themes | Marking 50 Years of Honoring Righteous Among the Nations | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
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Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French ... - The Independent

Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French ... - The Independent | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
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Shedding Light on Nazi-Occupied Paris - New York Times

Shedding Light on Nazi-Occupied Paris - New York Times | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
New York Times Shedding Light on Nazi-Occupied Paris New York Times As the anti-Semitic persecutions, the deportations of Jews and the arrests and executions of Communists intensified, Guéhenno tended to conflate their suffering in nationalist...
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Life in occupied Paris during World War II - OUPblog (blog)

Life in occupied Paris during World War II - OUPblog (blog) | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
OUPblog (blog) Life in occupied Paris during World War II OUPblog (blog) And apparently never read about the execution of hostages or Résistants reported in the daily papers or on posters in the Paris Metro, and never heard about friends and...
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Writers and the Vichy State by Mattie Fitch

Writers and the Vichy State by Mattie Fitch | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
What are the responsibilities of scholars and artists in a time of political crisis and militant nationalism?
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French History @ IHR: Ludivine Broch’s book launch ‘Ordinary Workers, Vichy and the Holocaust’ | FRENCH HISTORY NETWORK BLOG

French History @ IHR: Ludivine Broch’s book launch ‘Ordinary Workers, Vichy and the Holocaust’ | FRENCH HISTORY NETWORK BLOG | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
Date & Place: Monday 9 October, Wolfson Room, IHR, London Speakers: Ludivine Broch (Westminster), Jackie Clarke (Glasgow), Robert Gildea (Oxford) Paper Title: Roundtable Book Launch for Ordinary Workers, Vichy and the Holocaust: French Railwaymen and the Second World War (Cambridge University...
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Put yourself in Vichy France: do you resist or collaborate? – Robert Gildea | Aeon Essays

Put yourself in Vichy France: do you resist or collaborate? – Robert Gildea | Aeon Essays | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
The Nazis have occupied France. It’s easy to condemn the collaborators. But be honest: what would you really do?
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Face aux fantômes

Face aux fantômes | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
And Yet (All images are details from iPhone photos taken of the film playing from the Criterion Blu-ray for Night and Fog .) ===
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The French Resistance — Olivier Wieviorka | Harvard University Press

The French Resistance — Olivier Wieviorka | Harvard University Press | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
Olivier Wieviorka's history of the French Resistance debunks lingering myths and offers fresh insight into social, political, and military aspects of its operation. He reveals not one but many interlocking homegrown groups often at odds over goals, methods, and leadership. Yet, despite a lack of unity, these fighters braved Nazism without blinking.
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Patrick Modiano, True Detective

Patrick Modiano, True Detective | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it

The Nobel Laureate set out to solve the mysteries of the French Occupation. Instead, he created his own.

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Photography: Sedition in the stores : Nature : Nature Publishing Group

Photography: Sedition in the stores : Nature : Nature Publishing Group | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it

Laura Spinney extols Robert Doisneau's haunting images of the Paris natural history museum under occupation.

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The Anarchists Who Liberated Paris, & Why They Did It - Anarkismo.net

The Anarchists Who Liberated Paris, & Why They Did It - Anarkismo.net | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
A short account of General Leclerc's 9th Company, better known as La Nueve, who were the first allied soldiers to link with the resistance in the liberation of Paris.
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A Tourist Map of Occupied Paris, Issued to German Soldiers During WWII - Slate Magazine (blog)

A Tourist Map of Occupied Paris, Issued to German Soldiers During WWII - Slate Magazine (blog) | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
This map, published in October 1940, was used by German troops on leave in occupied Paris. The city, under German control since June of that year, served as a relatively calm location for soldiers to take R&R.
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"Paris outragée, Paris brisée, Paris martyrisée ! Mais Paris libérée !"

"Paris outragée, Paris brisée, Paris martyrisée ! Mais Paris libérée !" | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
À l'occasion des commémorations de la Libération de Paris, FRANCE 24 vous fait revivre la semaine d'insurrection dans la capitale française. Soixante-dix ans après, les derniers témoins nous racontent les combats et les sacrifices qui ont permis de mettre fin à quatre ans d'occupation.
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Alice Koenigswarter Halphen and the Rue des Deux Ponts | Isis ...

Alice Koenigswarter Halphen and the Rue des Deux Ponts | Isis ... | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
The Ile-St-Louis, a wealthy residential area in central Paris, appears today much as it did in the 17th Century, except for the even numbered side of rue des Deux Ponts, which was gutted between 1912 and 1930 to widen ...
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When French Irrationality Was Deadly The writers who fell in love with fascism - The New Republic

When French Irrationality Was Deadly The writers who fell in love with fascism - The New Republic | Occupied Paris, 1940-44 | Scoop.it
When French Irrationality Was Deadly The writers who fell in love with fascism The New Republic During the occupation, he became head of Vichy's General Commission for Jewish Affairs, and helped the Germans to organize the deportation of Jews from...
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