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Village of secrets : defying the Nazis in Vichy France, Caroline Moorehead

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Village of secrets : defying the Nazis in Vichy France
Title
Village of secrets
Title remainder
defying the Nazis in Vichy France
Statement of responsibility
Caroline Moorehead
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Language
eng
Summary
The story of a French village that helped save thousands hunted by the Gestapo during World War II, told in full for the first time. With unprecedented access to newly opened archives in France, Britain, and Germany, and interviews with some of the villagers from the period who are still alive, Moorehead paints an inspiring portrait of courage and determination: of what was accomplished when a small group of people banded together to oppose their Nazi occupiers
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
940.53360944595
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Village of secrets : defying the Nazis in Vichy France, Caroline Moorehead
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Village of secrets : defying the Nazis in Vichy France, Caroline Moorehead
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
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  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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Contents
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-356) and index. -During the Nazi occupation, the inhabitants of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon and the other villages of the Plateau Vivarais Lignon saved several thousand people from the concentration camps. There were no informers, no denunciations, and no one broke ranks. Together, the villagers held their silence, and kept persecuted people safe. After the War Le Chambon became one of only two places in the world to be honoured by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among Nations. Just why and how Le Chambon and its outlying parishes came to save so many people has never been fully told - until now
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24 cm
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374 pages
Isbn
9780701186418
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(hardback)
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illustrations, maps, portraits
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