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Author Neiberg, Michael S.

Title The blood of free men : the liberation of Paris, 1944 / Michael Neiberg.

Imprint New York : Basic Books, A Member of the Perseus Books Group, 2012.


Description xxxi, 309 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The end of this nightmare -- Resistance -- Berlin, Washington, London and Paris -- The smasher of cities -- The guns go off, August 15-18 -- "The most beautiful days of our lives," August 19-20 -- The days of the barricades, August 21 and 22 -- Deliverance, August 23 and 24 -- Apotheosis, August 25-27.
Summary Describes the operation involving Resistance fighters, Allied commanders, and French citizens that resulted in the liberation of Paris in 1944 from German occupation and ultimately helped shape the outcome of World War II.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Paris.
ISBN 9780465023998 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0465023991 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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