Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 May 2018

368 Pages | 12

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190499549

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Deposition 1940-1944

A Secret Diary of Life in Vichy France

Léon Werth and Edited and translated by David Ball

  • Widely hailed diary in France, but never previously published in English until now
  • David Ball, the translator, won the French-American Foundation Translation prize for his translation of Jean Guéhenno's Diary of the Dark Years (OUP, 2014)
  • Eyewitness account of the Paris insurrection of August 1944 as well as the workings of a Resistance group there in the previous months