Jean Moulin, 1899 - 1943 - Clinton, A.
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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.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
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.
Autorenporträt
ALAN CLINTON is an Associate Lecturer in Arts with the Open University.
Inhaltsangabe
Preface Abbreviations and Acronyms The Resistance in the Panthéon A Republican Upbringing, 1899-1918 A Jacobin in the Prefectures, 1919-34 Fascism and Anti-Fascism, 1934-36 The Popular Front, 1936-38 The Youngest Prefect, 1938-39 War and the First Resistance, 1939-40 From Resister to Resistance, 1940-41 Mission Rex, 1942-43 The National Resistance Council, May 1943 The Tragedy of Caluire. And After A Contested Legacy, 1943-2000 Bibliography Index
Rezensionen
'This neat biography gives a good outline for the student and the general reader; thanks to some fresh work in the Public Record Office, there are some fascinating new insights into his character as well..' - Julian Wright, Times Literary Supplement

'...presents a succinct survey of interpretations of Moulin and stresses his wartime activites.' - N. Greene, Choice