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Author Diamond, Hanna, 1962-
Title Fleeing Hitler : France 1940 / Hanna Diamond.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.

Author Diamond, Hanna, 1962-
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- France.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 255 pages) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-245) and index.
Summary The first ever account of how the fall of France to the Germans in 1940 affected the lives of ordinary French people. Using eyewitness accounts, Hanna Diamond tells a story of mass exodus, defeat, humiliation, and occupation - opening the way for the triumph of the Vichy regime under Marshal P--eacute--;tain. - ;Wednesday 12th June 1940. The Times reported 'thousands upon thousands of Parisians leaving the capital by every possible means, preferring to abandon home and property rather than risk even temporary Nazi domination'.
Contents The invasion of Paris -- On the road -- Death of the Third Republic -- The people's decisions -- Summer-Autumn 1940 -- Back to 'normal'? -- Afterword: Forgetting and remembering the Exodus.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191517440 (electronic bk.)
0191517445 (electronic bk.)
0192806181 (Cloth)
9780192806185 (Cloth)
9780199532599 (pbk.)
0199532591 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN cis8293755
OCLC # 173282530
Additional Format Print version: Diamond, Hanna, 1962- Fleeing Hitler. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007 9780192806185 0192806181 (DLC) 2007008313 (OCoLC)78988782