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The Resistance (World War II)

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This definitive series chronicles the major junctures, personalities, campaigns, and strategies of the world's most consuming war.
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published December 1st 1979 by Time-Life Books, Inc. (first published October 1st 1979)
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Peggy
Oct 31, 2009 Peggy rated it it was amazing
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Part of the Time-Life series, this book contains many photos from the World War II era. The courage of ordinary citizens in the German-occupied countries (Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, Holland, Belgium and France) is amazing. What started as unorganized solitary acts of passive resistance eventually evolved into a well-organized network of resisters. Although the book focuses on the French Resistance, events that took place in the other countries are also mentioned. Many of these voluntary freedo ...more
Mickey
Jun 24, 2011 Mickey rated it it was amazing
I have to admit, I was obsessed with this book when I was in elementary school. At first, it was the pictures that fascinated me, especially the one of Jean Moulin (including the caption) and the photo of the sniper smirking at the German firing squad. When I was older and capable of actually reading this book, it became even more of a favorite. I would 'visit' it at the library when I went in. Ah, the memories this brings back...
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Mar 03, 2015 Robert Snow rated it really liked it
Bought this Life Time series in the early 1980's on WWII, a volume came to the house every 2 or 3 months so I could take my reading. It was very informative and enjoyable read, I still use it for reference.
Jerome
Apr 20, 2012 Jerome rated it it was amazing
This volume is full of great B&W (and color) photos, maps, and narratives of resistance against the Axis in France, Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Norway. Well written.
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