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Holocaust - A History

Holocaust - A History

Holocaust - A History

Within the extended scope of European history, coauthors of the acclaimed Auschwitz (2000) deliver a rigorously documented positioning of the persecution and murder of Jews prior to and during WWII. Dwork (Holocaust History/Clark Univ.) and van Pelt (Cultural...

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Il faut désobéir

Il faut désobéir

Il faut désobéir

C'est la première fois que le grand-père d'alexandra parle des douleurs de sa propre enfance : les nazis, l'étoile jaune, les rafles... et ce policier de nancy qui a osé désobéir aux autorités de vichy. pour lui sauver la vie. Auteur : Didier Daeninckx...

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Garbo

Garbo

Garbo

Greta Garbo (1905-1990) is as famous for her reclusiveness as for starring in such enduring classics as Flesh and the Devil, Grand Hotel, Queen Christina, and Ninotchka. In this richly illustrated volume, renowned biographer Barry Paris offers the definitive...

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Robert Kennedy: His Life

Robert Kennedy: His Life

Robert Kennedy: His Life

He was "Good Bobby," who, as his brother Ted eulogized him, "saw wrong and tried to right it . . . saw suffering and tried to heal it." And "Bad Bobby," the ruthless and manipulative bully of countless conspiracy theories. Thomas's unvarnished but sympathetic...

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Vichy's Afterlife

Vichy's Afterlife

Vichy's Afterlife

One of the distinctive features of the "Vichy Syndrome"—the persistence of the memory of the Vichy regime in French political and cultural life—is that it has been extremely difficult for an authoritative historical discourse to impose itself. Why does...

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General Patton - A Soldier’s Life

General Patton - A Soldier’s Life

General Patton - A Soldier’s Life

A sprawling life of the brilliant but very nasty American general known by his soldiers as “Old Blood and Guts.” Hirshson (History/Queens Coll.; The White Tecumseh, 1997, etc.) does a fine job of capturing George S. Patton’s contradictions and the decidedly...

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All the Available Light

All the Available Light

All the Available Light

No star in any genre has affected the world as deeply or has lasted as long without fading as Marilyn Monroe. This thought-provoking and wide-ranging collection of essays examines the undiminished incandescence of Marilyn Monroe — the impact she has had...

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Myth of the Great War

Myth of the Great War

Myth of the Great War

Based on previously unused French and German sources, this challenging and controversial new analysis of the war on the Western front from 1914 to 1918 reveals how and why the Germans won the major battles with one-half to one-third fewer casualties than...

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Flight From Reality

Flight From Reality

Flight From Reality

The definitive account of a bizarre and mysterious chapter in the history of the Second World War. May 10, 1941. A Scottish ploughman spotted a parachutist floating to the ground on a field just a dozen miles south of Glasgow. He ran out to find a burning...

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Sept ans avec Leclerc

Sept ans avec Leclerc

Sept ans avec Leclerc

Il y a cinquante ans, le 28 novembre 1947, le maréchal Leclerc trouvait la mort dans un accident d'avion. Du raid victorieux de Mourzouk - prélude de l'épopée de la " colonne ", puis de la division Leclerc - au drame de Colomb-Béchar, ce sont sept années...

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Eisenhower - A Soldier’s Life

Eisenhower - A Soldier’s Life

Eisenhower - A Soldier’s Life

Exhaustive, highly readable study of Ike the soldier, from his modest Kansas origins through V-E Day. Descended from a long line of religious pacifists, Dwight D. Eisenhower was to end his political career by decrying the “military-industrial complex.”...

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Les origines du totalitarisme

Les origines du totalitarisme

Les origines du totalitarisme

Dispersé jusqu'à présent en trois volumes, Les Origines du totalitarisme retrouve son unité dans la réunion des trois parties qui le constituent. L'ensemble est accompagné d'un dossier critique qui donne à la fois des textes inédits préparatoires ou complémentaires...

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To Hell and Back

To Hell and Back

To Hell and Back

The classic bestselling war memoir by the most decorated American soldier in World War II, back in print in a trade paperback. Originally published in 1949, To Hell and Back was a smash bestseller for fourteen weeks and later became a major motion picture...

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Ghost Soldiers

Ghost Soldiers

Ghost Soldiers

On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among them the last survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March....

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Pie XII le Pape du silence

Pie XII le Pape du silence

Pie XII le Pape du silence

La pièce le vicaire de rolf hochhuth (1963), que le cinéaste Costa-Gavras a reprise sous le titre Amen, dénonce le silence de Pie XII devant les atrocités commises par les nazis à l'encontre des juifs. face à une polémique grandissante, Le saint-siège...

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Backing Hitler

Backing Hitler

Backing Hitler

Debate still rages over how much ordinary Germans knew about the concentration camps and the Gestapo's activities during Hitler's reign. Now, in this well-documented and provocative volume, historian Robert Gellately argues that the majority of German...

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Auschwitz

Auschwitz

Auschwitz

Entre mars 1942 et janvier 1945, plus d'un million de juifs ont été assassinés à Auschwitz-Birkenau, systématiquement et de sang-froid. au coeur de l'europe et au milieu du xxe siècle, des personnes apparemment ordinaires ont commis ce crime. comment...

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Jean Cavaillès résistant

Jean Cavaillès résistant

Jean Cavaillès résistant

Jean Cavaillès (1903-1944) représente l'une des plus hautes figures de la Résistance métropolitaine. Philosophe, logicien et mathématicien, dont l'œuvre poursuit encore aujourd'hui son rayonnement, il était l'un des brillants espoirs scientifiques de...

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Panzer Aces II

Panzer Aces II

Panzer Aces II

Sequel to the well-regarded Panzer Aces. Chapters on Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Kurt Knispel, Karl Nicolussi-Leck, and other great commanders With the same drama and excitement of the first book, Franz Kurowski relates the combat careers of six more...

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