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Published: 15 December 2008

272 Pages | 21 b/w halftones

ISBN: 9780199532599

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Fleeing Hitler

France 1940

Hanna Diamond

  • Describes in moving detail the effects of invasion and early days of occupation on the people of France
  • Brings the trauma of the refugees of 1940 vividly to life using eyewitness accounts, memoirs, and diaries
  • Shows how the shock of defeat opened the way for the establishment of the Vichy regime