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作者 Humbert, Agnès
書名 Notre guerre. English
Résistance : memoirs of occupied France / Agnès Humbert ; translated from the French and with notes by Barbara Mellor ; afterword by Julien Blanc
出版項 London : Bloomsbury, 2009
國際標準書號 9780747596745 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  D805.G3 H7713 2009    在架上    30610020319109
說明 x, 370 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm
附註 [Also publised in US as title: Résistance : a woman's journal of struggle and defiance in occupied France]
Includes bibliographical references (p. [358]-359) and index
The fall of the Third Republic -- Paris under the Swastika -- In the prison du Cherche-Midi -- In the prison de la Sante -- In the prison de Fresnes -- In the communal cell -- Forced labour -- At the Phrix Rayon Factory -- The fall of the Third Reich -- Hunting the Nazis
A real-life Suite Française, this riveting diary by a key female member of the French Resistance in WWII is translated into English for the first time. Agnès Humbert was an art historian in Paris during the German occupation in 1940. Though she might well have weathered the oppressive regime, Humbert was stirred to action by the atrocities she witnessed. In an act of astonishing bravery, she joined forces with several colleagues to form an organized resistance--very likely the first such group to fight back against the occupation. (In fact, their newsletter, Résistance, gave the French Resistance its name.) In the throes of their struggle for freedom, the members of Humbert's group were betrayed to the Gestapo; Humbert herself was imprisoned. In immediate, electrifying detail, Humbert describes her time in prison, her deportation to Germany, where for more than two years she endured a string of brutal labor camps, and the horror of discovering that seven of her friends were executed by a firing squad. But through the direst of conditions, and ill health in the labor camps, Humbert retains hope for herself, for her friends, and for humanity. Originally published in France in 1946, the book was soon forgotten and is now translated into English for the first time.--From publisher description
主題 Humbert, Agnès -- Diaries
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, French
Prisoners of war -- France -- Diaries
Prisoners of war -- Germany -- Diaries
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945
Alt Author Mellor, Barbara
Alt Title Résistance : a woman's journal of struggle and defiance in occupied France
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