Jean Moulin, 1899 - 1943: The French Resistance and the Republic

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Springer, Dec 17, 2001 - History - 273 pages
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.
 

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Contents

1 The Resistance in the Panthéon
1
2 A Republican Upbringing 18991919
10
3 A Jacobin in the Prefectures 191934
19
4 Fascism and AntiFascism 19346
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5 The Popular Front 19368
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6 The Youngest Prefect 19389
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7 War and the First Resistance 193940
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8 From Resister to Resistance 19401
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9 Mission Rex 19423
123
10 The National Resistance Council May 1943
151
11 The Tragedy of Caluire and After
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12 A Contested Legacy 19432000
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Notes
213
Bibliography
237
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ALAN CLINTON is an Associate Lecturer in Arts with the Open University.

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