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Just Raoul Adventures In the French Resistance

James Bacque

Just Raoul Adventures In the French Resistance

by James Bacque

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Published by Stoddart+publishing .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8079912M
ISBN 100773722947
ISBN 109780773722941

The story of the French Resistance is central to French identity, but it is a story built on myths. Not simply an effort to free the country from German occupation, it was part of a Europe-wide anti-fascist struggle, which included Spanish republicans, Italian and German anti-Nazis, communists, Jewish resisters and Christian rescuers.4/5(42). French Resistance during WWII The French Resistance is an umbrella term for the many anti-German/ German Resistant movements based in France. The French Resistance played a vital role in the war and the defeat of Germany. They were the silent.

Resistance and Betrayal: The Death and Life of the Greatest Hero of the French Resistance by Patrick Marnham (8 times) For Freedom: The Story of a French Spy by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (8 times) Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler by Lynne Olson (7 times). Hazel spent a lot of time in France with her friend Rose and therefore she speaks French without an accent. This is just one of her skills and when she joins the war effort they're more than happy to train her. Her mission is in France, with the Resistance, where she coincidentally runs into her old friend Rose/5().

  Buy A Schoolmaster's War: Harry Ree - A British Agent in the French Resistance by Jonathan Ree (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11). Hot Historical Fiction: Girl Spies, Resistance and Nazis by Anne Rouyer, Supervising Librarian, Mulberry Street LibraryFebru Readers who think historical fiction is blah or boring STOP RIGHT THERE! This list of books, set in Nazi Occupied Europe, is filled with fast paced adventure, high stakes thrills, nail biting tension Author: Anne Rouyer.


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Just Raoul Adventures In the French Resistance by James Bacque Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Just Raoul" is the story of Raoul Laporterie, one of the most active members of the French Resistance during WWII. He was responsible for transporting hundreds of Jewish men, Just Raoul Adventures In the French Resistance book and children to safety across the lines of Vichy France, using his influence as mayor of his town and a well-known and respected businessman to convince German officials that his business and his passengers /5.

Just Raoul: adventures in the French resistance Just Raoul: adventures in the French resistance by Bacque, James, ,Mazal Holocaust Collection. TxSaTAM. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by ttscribehongkong on February 9, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Get this from a library.

Just Raoul: adventures in the French resistance. [James Bacque] -- How Raoul Laporterie supplied false documents, money, transport and shelter to more than 1, people including Jews, nuns, Allied fliers and prison escapees fleeing the Nazis.

First published in a hardcover edition by Stoddart, Toronto in as Just Raoul: Adventures in the French Resistance and by Prima Publishing in Rocklin, CA as Just Raoul: The Private War against the Nazis of Raoul Laporterie who saved over lives in France.

I ordered this book as I have walked around France and have seen the blue plaques relating to World War 2 and often wondered how I could find out more about the French resistance.

This book is a starter to filling in the gaps in my knowledge about the brave men and women who risked all to fight what must have seemed an invincible by: 9. of over 1, results for Books: ""French Resistance"" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping.

A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize.

by Sean B. Carroll out of 5 stars Kindle $ $ 99 $ $ Audible Audiobook. year-old literature professor Justus Rosenberg escaped the Holocaust and spent four daring years in the French Underground during World War II.

Now he finally writes his own unforgettable epic. “A gripping memoir from an Eastern European Jew who fought in the French Resistance. The narrative tension is continuous, as Rosenberg recalls /5(16).

Books shelved as french-resistance: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein, The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, The Girl in the Blue Beret by Bobbie Ann Mason. Bya collaborative faction of the French police, La Milice, had begun to round up and incarcerate thousands of Jews, gypsies, homosexuals, intellectuals, immigrants, and political dissidents.

All over France, resistance groups began to : Sue Aran. The myth of the French Resistance goes something like this. French men, except for a “miserable fistful”, all resisted. French women, on the other hand, let the side down.5/5.

This book -- a factual account more exciting than a mystery -- recounts the great stories of the underground resistance in France, Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, Holland, and Belgium. ~~~ When the Reichswehr-- the German Army -- rolled over Europe, the resistants were ill-equipped, outnumbered, and poorly organized.

But there was a force the. Caroline Moorehead on "Journal des Années Noires, " by Jean Guéhenno, "The Silence of the Sea" by Jean Bruller, "Résistance: Memoirs of Occupied France" by Agnes Humbert, "Fashion. The Brightest Day (French Resistance Book 4) by Christopher Nicole out of 5 stars 4.

Kindle $ $ 0. Free with Kindle Unlimited membership. Or $ to buy A Flyboy's Adventures with the French Resistance and Other Escapades in Occupied France by Ted Fahrenwald () Jan 1, out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover. The French Resistance (French: La Résistance) was the collection of French movements that fought against the Nazi German occupation of France and the collaborationist Vichy régime during the Second World ance cells were small groups of armed men and women (called the Maquis in rural areas), who, in addition to their guerrilla warfare activities, were also publishers of underground Location: Occupied France.

Just Raoul; Adventures in the French Resistance (Toronto: Stoddart, ). Also Just Raoul; The Private War Against the Nazis of Raoul Laporterie, Who Saved Over 1, Lives in France (Rocklin, CA: Prima, ). Hello, Colin. I have been intending to read some on the French Resistance for a long time.

They were great heroes. The main reason I haven’t read more about them is that there are so few happy endings. The Gestapo and Vichy police were ruthlessly. "La Complainte du partisan" (English: "The lament of the partisan") is an anti-fascist anthem about the French Resistance in World War II.

The song was written in by Russian-born Anna Marly (–), with lyrics by French Resistance leader Emmanuel d'Astier de la Vigerie (–).

Marly sang it and other songs on the BBC's French service, through which she and her songs were an English title: The lament of the partisan. (French Resistance #1) A gripping tale of romance and heroism set against the backdrop of a war-torn Europe.

In MayCaptain James Barron who is serving as an intelligence officer with the BEF in Flanders, attends the wedding of a prosperous French /5. The book 'Das Reich' by Max Hastings gives a pretty good picture of what the French Resistance really was.

The book describes the road march of the 2SS Panzer Division in June from southern France to Normandy. James Bacque. Canadian novelist, publisher and writer of historic non-fiction. Bacque studied philosophy and history and the University of Toronto, where he also holds an bachelor of arts.

Bacque was considered to be an mainstream writer until he began to write about allied war crimes against Germany and the fate of German prisoners of war.4/5. The Real Story of the French Resistance. sophisticated new study of the French Resistance, Fighters in the Shadows.

It was an unexpected defeat, Gildea explains, because the French .Mademoiselle Marie (often shortened to Mlle. Marie) is the name of two fictional characters appearing in comic books published by DC first appeared in Star Spangled War Stories #84 (August ), and was created by Robert Kanigher and Jerry Grandenetti.

She was based in part on several actual members of the French resistance, most notably Simone SegouinCreated by: Robert Kanigher (writer), Jerry .He has written a biography of Raoul Laporterie, Just Raoul: Adventures in the French Resistance, ; and a collection of essays with Richard Matthias Mueller, Dear Enemy: Germany then and .