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Author Rosbottom, Ronald C., 1942- author.

Title Sudden courage : youth in France confront the Germans, 1940-1945 / Ronald C. Rosbottom.

Publication Info. New York : Custom House, [2019]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  940.5344 R715s 2019    New Books Axe 1st Floor  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 320 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-304) and index.
Contents "Present!" -- Coming of age in the 1930s -- What the hell happened? -- A blind resistance -- Life as a J3 during the dark years -- Sudden courage -- Resisting the Resistance -- Does resistance have a gender?
Summary Describes the contributions of young adults to the French Resistance, revealing how teen revolutionaries acquired skills ranging from sabotage and patrol evasion to intelligence smuggling and lethal self-defense.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Youth -- France.
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945.
German Occupation of France (1940-1945) (OCoLC)fst01353176
Underground movements, War. (OCoLC)fst01355184
Youth. (OCoLC)fst01183341
France. (OCoLC)fst01204289
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
Chronological Term 1939-1945
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780062470027 hardcover
0062470027 hardcover

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