Sans toi je serais en route pour un grand voyage

Titre : Sans toi je serais en route pour un grand voyage
Auteur : Louis Engelmann
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 230404610X
Libération : 2016

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Pourquoi Louis Engelmann, raflé à Paris et interné à Compiègne, a-t-il échappé au premier convoi de Juifs parti de France pour le camp d'extermination d'Auschwitz le 27 mars 1942 ? Comment, le 8 août, a-t-il été libéré du camp de transit de Drancy ? Inédit, le journal intime de cet ingénieur, ancien combattant de 1914-1918, révèle les terribles conditions d'internement au camp de Royallieu à Compiègne des notables parisiens juifs raflés le 12 décembre 1941. Il témoigne ensuite de celles du camp de Drancy au moment où affluent les victimes de la rafle dite "du Vel' d'Hiv'" (16-17 juillet 1942). En parallèle, le journal tenu par son épouse Mariette nous fait vivre sa détresse et ses démarches insensées pour arracher Louis à la déportation. Longtemps, les journaux de Louis et Mariette ainsi que les lettres qu'ils ont échangées, sont restés au fond d'un tiroir. Philippe Bernard, leur neveu, journaliste au Monde, les a réunis et entrelacés pour transformer ce drame personnel en un récit haletant. Il tente de comprendre les mécanismes qui ont conduit à l'enfouissement de ces événements dans la mémoire familiale, et les raisons de leur redécouverte récente.

Si les tableaux pouvaient parler

Titre : Si les tableaux pouvaient parler
Auteur : Corinne Bouchoux
Éditeur : PU Rennes
ISBN-13 : 2753521697
Libération : 2013

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Après la Deuxième Guerre mondiale, une commission de récupération artistique (CRA) est mise en place pour traiter du problème des oeuvres d'art spoliées par les nazis. La France obtient, comme un certain nombre de pays, un retour d'oeuvres restituées d'Etat à Etat. 85 000 demandes sont déposées en France, 61 255 objets artistiques sont retrouvés, 45 000 sont rendus à leurs propriétaires, juifs pour la plupart, mais des tableaux restent orphelins et des propriétaires ne retrouvent pas leur bien. Entre 1950 et 1995, cette histoire est oubliée. Après la chute du mur de Berlin, le dossier des pillages artistiques est à nouveau ouvert. Quel en fut le traitement administratif au ministère des Affaires étrangères ? El son traitement médiatique ? Quelles sont les stratégies de communication des acteurs ? A l'action et l'oubli (1945-1955), succèdent une lente médiatisation (1935-1969), puis un nouveau silence (1969-1996). Enfin arrive l'ère de la communication (1997-2008), pour cette histoire méconnue, qui s'achève avec la commission Mattéoli (1997) et une nouvelle vague de restitutions et d'indemnisations en application des principes - non contraignants - de Washington (1998) acceptés par la France.

The New Order and the French Economy

Titre : The New Order and the French Economy
Auteur : Alan S. Milward
Éditeur : Ashgate Publishing
ISBN-13 : 0751201464
Libération : 1993

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The main aim of this text, originally published in 1970, was to widen the debate on the nature of fascism. The author argues that fascism was an integral stage in the historical and economical development of Europe and that its political and economic expression cannot be meaningfully separated. Its impact for Europe had obvious far-reaching consequences and the very survival of the National Socialist revolution lay in the re-organization of Europe - the New Order.

Over the Highest Mountains

Titre : Over the Highest Mountains
Auteur : Alice Resch Synnestvedt
Éditeur : Intentional Productions
ISBN-13 : 0964804263
Libération : 2005-01-01

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"Alice Resch Synnestvedt became an unlikely hero upon discovering Quaker relief workers in France in 1939. She spent six years assisting Jewish and other refugees escaping from the Nazis. She wrote this detailed memoir for her deaf mother in 1945. Over fifty years later she was honored by those whose lives she saved"--Provided by publisher.

Jean Moulin 1899 1943

Titre : Jean Moulin 1899 1943
Auteur : A. Clinton
Éditeur : Springer
ISBN-13 : 9781403907141
Libération : 2001-12-17

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Jean Moulin is a universally recognized French hero, celebrated as the delegate of General de Gaulle to Nazi-occupied France in 1942-3 and founder of the National Resistance Council in May 1943. He is known for defiance of the German invaders in June 1940 and for his death in the hands of Gestapo chief Klaus Barbie in July 1943. This book is the fist fully documented account in English of his republican background, his resistance activities, and of his death and reputation.

Death in the City of Light

Titre : Death in the City of Light
Auteur : David King
Éditeur : Broadway Books
ISBN-13 : 9780307452917
Libération : 2011-09-20

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Death in the City of Light is the gripping, true story of a brutal serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-Occupied Paris. As decapitated heads and dismembered body parts surfaced in the Seine, Commissaire Georges-Victor Massu, head of the Brigade Criminelle, was tasked with tracking down the elusive murderer in a twilight world of Gestapo, gangsters, resistance fighters, pimps, prostitutes, spies, and other shadowy figures of the Parisian underworld. The main suspect was Dr. Marcel Petiot, a handsome, charming physician with remarkable charisma. He was the “People’s Doctor,” known for his many acts of kindness and generosity, not least in providing free medical care for the poor. Petiot, however, would soon be charged with twenty-seven murders, though authorities suspected the total was considerably higher, perhaps even as many as 150. Who was being slaughtered, and why? Was Petiot a sexual sadist, as the press suggested, killing for thrills? Was he allied with the Gestapo, or, on the contrary, the French Resistance? Or did he work for no one other than himself? Trying to solve the many mysteries of the case, Massu would unravel a plot of unspeakable deviousness. When Petiot was finally arrested, the French police hoped for answers. But the trial soon became a circus. Attempting to try all twenty-seven cases at once, the prosecution stumbled in its marathon cross-examinations, and Petiot, enjoying the spotlight, responded with astonishing ease. His attorney, René Floriot, a rising star in the world of criminal defense, also effectively, if aggressively, countered the charges. Soon, despite a team of prosecuting attorneys, dozens of witnesses, and over one ton of evidence, Petiot’s brilliance and wit threatened to win the day. Drawing extensively on many new sources, including the massive, classified French police file on Dr. Petiot, Death in the City of Light is a brilliant evocation of Nazi-Occupied Paris and a harrowing exploration of murder, betrayal, and evil of staggering proportions. From the Hardcover edition.

From Paris to Bergen Belsen

Titre : From Paris to Bergen Belsen
Auteur :
Éditeur : Editions Le Manuscrit
ISBN-13 : 9782304234435
Libération :

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A Rescuer s Story

Titre : A Rescuer s Story
Auteur : Tela Zasloff
Éditeur : Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN-13 : 9780299175030
Libération : 2003-10-15

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In telling Pierre-Charles Toureille’s story, Tela Zasloff also describes the wide-ranging network of Protestant pastors and lay people in southern French villages who participated in an aggressive rescue effort. She delves into their motivations, including their Huguenot heritage as members of a religious minority.

Hidden in France

Titre : Hidden in France
Auteur : Simon Jeruchim
Éditeur : Daniel & Daniel Pub
ISBN-13 : 1564745406
Libération : 2012-07

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In the summer of 1942, when Jews throughout France were being rounded up and sent to concentration camps, twelve-year-old Simon Jeruchim, his older sister, and his younger brother were sent into hiding in separate foster homes around the countryside of Normandy. Their parents, unbeknownst to the children, were arrested and deported to Auschwitz, where they perished.Thus the young refugees avoided arrest, but they were still not safe from the ravages of the war. Staying alive meant affecting a gentile identity, even going to Mass on Sundays. Living conditions were harsh, and the far work was heavy and difficult; but even worse were the loneliness,, isolation, uncertainty, and fear that dogged young Simon day and night.After the war Simon was reunited with his siblings. They were placed in a series of homes for Jewish children,and in 1949 they were sent to begin news lives in America. Here is a story of the courage of children and compassion of strangers, and a view of the barely comprehensible events of war from the vantage point of shattered innocence. "Hidden in France"is, above all, a story of survival and perseverance against all odds.

A Concise History of the Armenian People

Titre : A Concise History of the Armenian People
Auteur : George A. Bournoutian
Éditeur : Mazda Pub
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015058701031
Libération : 2002

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The first part of the study discusses the origins of the Armenians, the Urartian Kingdom, Armenia and the Achaemenid, Seleucid, Parthian, Roman, Sasanid and Byzantine periods. It also examines Christinaity in Armenia and the development of an alphabet and literature. The work then continues with the history of Armenia during the Arab, Turkish and Mongol periods. A separate chapter deals with the history of Cilician Armenia and the Crusades. The second part concentrates on the Armenian communities in the Ottoman, Persian, Indian, and Russian empires (1500-1918). It also details the Armenian diaspora in Eastern and Western Europe, Africa, the Arab World, the Far East, and the Americas. The study concludes with lengthy chapters on the history of the three Armenian republics (1918-1920); (1921-1991Soviet Armenia); and the current Armenian republic (1991-2001).