When Paris went dark : the City of Light under German occupation, 1940-1944
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New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
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Book
Edition
First edition.
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xxxii, 447 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
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English
ISBN
9780316217446 (hc), 0316217441 (hc)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-429) and index.
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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-even allied themselves with their Nazi overlords. At the same time, amidst this darkening gloom of German ruthlessness, shortages, and curfews, a resistance arose. Parisians of all stripes, Jews, immigrants, adolescents, communists, rightists, cultural icons such as Colette, de Beauvoir, Camus and Sartre, as well as police officers, teachers, students, and store owners-rallied around a little known French military officer, Charles de Gaulle. When Paris Went Dark evokes with stunning precision the detail of daily life in a city under occupation, and the brave people who fought against the darkness. Relying on a range of resources--memoirs, diaries, letters, archives, interviews, personal histories, flyers and posters, fiction, photographs, film and historical studies, Rosbottom has forged a groundbreaking book that will forever influence how we understand those dark years in the City of Light.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Rosbottom, R. C. (2014). When Paris went dark: the City of Light under German occupation, 1940-1944 (First edition.). Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Rosbottom, Ronald C., 1942-. 2014. When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944. New York: Little, Brown and Company.

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Rosbottom, Ronald C., 1942-. When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944 New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2014.

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Rosbottom, Ronald C. When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944 First edition., Little, Brown and Company, 2014.

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