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French Resistance in Sussex By Barbara Bertram
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Barbara Bertram's account of her war-time work with spies flown into Sussex from occupied France.
French Kissing By Noël Cades
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Eighteen-year-old high school student Marcy falls head over heels for the hottest guy she's ever met... then discovers he's her new French teacher. Can their forbidden love survive? Mr Grayson is... More > determined to resist temptation but will his heart win out over his head? Find out in French Kissing, a sizzling hot new student-teacher romance.< Less
French Pissed! By Shirley Hadditt
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Thinking of saying goodbye to it all and moving to Paris? Think again...and ask yourself a few questions first. Such as: HOW does a Frenchman commit suicide? By jumping off his own ego. WHY did... More > the Frenchwoman cross the road? Because the mounds of poodle crap on her side left her no other choice. WHY do so many Americans run to Paris? They’ve been drugged. LET’S TALK about the French Resistance! Wait - was there one? WHY was “Amélie” such a big hit? Because it showed a French person who wasn’t rude…a revolutionary concept. FRENCH PISSED? But of course! After all, that’s what a spell in the land of foie gras and guillotines will so often do – annoy you to the max. So, if you can’t stand the French, buy this book. If you love France, buy this book. If you can’t even locate France on a map, well, consider yourself lucky. Oh - and buy this book.< Less
Le Havre: A Riveting Expose for Our World Today: The French Resistance World War II - A Historical War Romance Novel By Pierre Gerard
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Merriam Press Historical Fiction No. 10. First eBook Edition, 2016. The late Pierre Gerard's historical war romance poignantly portrays the atrocities of war and what happens when individuals and... More > nations ignore, unite with or combat those whose deliberate and declared intent is to intimidate, persecute, dominate and annihilate other people and countries. We learn about the boundless bravery that was France’s salvation during those terrifying, turbulent years. We taste the unleashed, incomprehensible evil that man is capable of and the horrific anguish and extermination the Nazis successfully executed against Jews, dissidents, and those they deemed different and inferior, and therefore, unworthy of life. Le Havre is significant not just for France and Europe during World War II, as the ramifications of this historical novel and era also apply to present and future civilizations. It is my hope that the reader be awakened and inspired by the passion and positive activism of The French Resistance. 52 images.< Less
Protestant Resistance, the Huguenot tradition in Southern France By Richard MALTBY
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As soon as the Reformation started, the South of France gave it an enthusiastic welcome in many of the town and villages and it soon swept most of the Southern half of France. In many of these... More > villages, the descendants of the Cathars and the Vaudois had been living quietly and were among the first to join the new churches. But challenging the spiritual, and in some cases the secular, power of Rome wasn’t without danger; soon the “heretics” were being persecuted, harassed and burned with their seditious books. As the French Kings sided with the Pope, a culture of resistance developed and has remained to these days. Richard Maltby, Professor of History at King’s School in Canterbury shows the clear link and shared ideas between the Huguenots who fought Louis XIVth and their descendants who hid Jewish children and fought nazi occupation forces. His well illustrated book guides us through the villages, towns and hideouts of the Huguenots.< Less
Bale Out! Escaping Occupied France with the resistance By Alfie Martin
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Alfie Martin was born at Finaghy, Belfast in 1920. In 1938, like many young men at that time, he was hit by a feeling of patriotism. Forbidden by his mother from joining the Royal Air Force... More > Volunteer Reserve – it was too dangerous! – in January 1939 he instead joined the Antrim Fortress Company, Royal Engineers. This was a Territorial Army company training one evening a week in central Belfast. Called up in August 1939 he served with the Engineers at Kilroot, Helen’s Bay and Magilligan before joining the Royal Air Force in May 1941. It was while serving with No 102 Squadron RAF, at Pocklington, Yorkshire, as an Observer on Halifax bomber HR663, that his aircraft was shot down over the French-Belgian border and this remarkable tale of escape from German-occupied France began.< Less
Bale Out! Escaping Occupied France with the resistance By Alfie Martin
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Alfie Martin was born at Finaghy, Belfast in 1920. In 1938, like many young men at that time, he was hit by a feeling of patriotism. Forbidden by his mother from joining the Royal Air Force... More > Volunteer Reserve – it was too dangerous! – in January 1939 he instead joined the Antrim Fortress Company, Royal Engineers. This was a Territorial Army company training one evening a week in central Belfast. Called up in August 1939 he served with the Engineers at Kilroot, Helen’s Bay and Magilligan before joining the Royal Air Force in May 1941. It was while serving with No 102 Squadron RAF, at Pocklington, Yorkshire, as an Observer on Halifax bomber HR663, that his aircraft was shot down over the French-Belgian border and this remarkable tale of escape from German-occupied France began.< Less
Tintamarre! By Brian Lloyd French
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The Terror and Triumph of an Acadian Family In 1750 the road to Quebec leads through a small Acadian settlement called Tintamarre. The English order a final solution. From the author of... More > “Mojito!” comes the epic story of an Acadian family caught in the middle of the war for Canada... Mathilde and Acquila Girouard are raising their family in a pastoral paradise. Then the English come. Mati and ‘Quila are at the mercy of the English Empire, pushed around by pestilent priests and pursued by violent rangers that keep count of their victims with scalps. When Mati and the children are captured by the English to be sent far away from home, all appears to be lost. But Acquila and the Acadian resistance will not allow this to happen.< Less
Giving the Full Measure By Jim Swain
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This is a book of fiction which is based on the actual experiences of the French people during World War II - known as the French Resistance. It is a tale of adventure and romance. An American G.I.... More > is rescued by French Resistance members after his plane is shot down by the Nazis. He is invited to join the Resistance and takes part in their raids against the occupying Nazi Army. Eventually a romance develops between him and the woman leading his Resistance unit. The book takes the reader through many suspenseful adventures and the twists and turns of romance under wartime conditions. One reviewer has told the author that it has the makings of an exciting movie. I hope you enjoy it as well.< Less
Giving the Full Measure By Jim Swain
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This is a book of fiction which is based on the actual experiences of the French people during World War II - known as the French Resistance. It is a tale of adventure and romance. An American G.I.... More > is rescued by French Resistance members after his plane is shot down by the Nazis. He is invited to join the Resistance and takes part in their raids against the occupying Nazi Army. Eventually a romance develops between him and the woman leading his Resistance unit. The book takes the reader through many suspenseful adventures and the twists and turns of romance under wartime conditions. One reviewer has told the author that it has the makings of an exciting movie. I hope you enjoy it as well.< Less