The Resource Escape from Paris : a true story of love and resistance in wartime France, Stephen Harding

Escape from Paris : a true story of love and resistance in wartime France, Stephen Harding

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Escape from Paris : a true story of love and resistance in wartime France
Title
Escape from Paris
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a true story of love and resistance in wartime France
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Stephen Harding
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eng
Summary
Escape from Paris is the true story of a small group of U.S. aviators whose four B-17 Flying Fortresses were shot down over German-occupied France on a single, fateful day: July 14, 1943, Bastille Day. They were rescued by brave French civilians and taken to Paris for eventual escape out of France. In the French capital, where German troops walked on every street and Gestapo agents hid around every corner, the flyers met a brave Parisian resistance family living and working in the Hãotel des Invalides, a complex of buildings and military memorials, where Nazi officials had set up offices. Hidden in the complex the Americans, along with dozens of other downed Allied pilots and resistance operatives, hatched daring escape plots. The danger of discovery by the Nazis grew every day--as did an unlikely romance.Based on official American, French, and German documents, histories, personal memoirs, and the author's interviews with several of the story's key participants, Escape from Paris crosses the traditional lines of World War II history with tense drama of air combat over Europe, the intrigue of occupied Paris, and courageous American and Allied pilots and French resistance fighters pitted against Nazi thugs. All of this set in one of the world's most beautiful and captivating cities
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10820156
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1952-
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Harding, Stephen
Dewey number
940.53/44
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
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a true story of love and resistance in wartime France
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Escape from Paris : a true story of love and resistance in wartime France, Stephen Harding
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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  • text
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  • txt
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Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 278 pages, 16 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780306922169
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(hbk.)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Escape from Paris : a true story of love and resistance in wartime France, Stephen Harding
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 278 pages, 16 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780306922169
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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