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The Maquis d'Ornano By Ross Jenkins
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A history of the Maquis D'Ornano whose members operated in the Tarn et Garonne department of France during World War II.
Le Rescapé du Brédin By José DÉLIAS
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Le « Rescapé du Brédin » sort du silence. Après des années de mutisme, Jean Dupuis décide de témoigner. L’acteur et le chercheur : ce... More > livre est né de la rencontre de ces deux regards. Des téméraires coups de main, des dizaines d’anecdotes passionnantes, incroyables, toutes marquées du sceau de l’authenticité. Dans un livre sincère, émouvant, violent parfois, le « Rescapé du Brédin », évoque les années sombres, le dur et long chemin vers la Liberté. Un récit sans langue de bois qui se lit comme un roman d’aventures, mais avec toute l’émotion que suscitent ces images vraies. Un chapitre essentiel de l’histoire de la Résistance. De Cognac à La Rochefoucauld, en passant par Montbron, Pranzac, Marthon, Montemboeuf, Massignac, Roumazières, Chasseneuil, le château de Pressac à StQuentin, Tulle, Limoges, Oradour-sur-Glane, la bataille de Chabanais, Nontron, Angoulême, et enfin la "Poche" de Royan : ce sont « les souvenirs d’une jeunesse mouvementée sous l’occupation et la Résistance ».< Less
O GAITEIRO By Manuel Da Silva
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biographie romancée d'un immigré Portugais ayant fui son pays en 1938, la police de Salazar à ses trousses...Antonio, c'est le Gaiteiro. Il porte ce sobriquet commme le porte sa... More > famille depuis plusieurs générations. L'histoire d'un homme simple au passé putôt compliqué... Clandestin, ouvrier tuilier en Charente, maquisard puis soldat dans l'Armée Française, Antonio sera sans cesse victime des coups-fourrés d'Albino, son compagnon de cavale.< Less
Faith and Courage in a Time of Trouble By France Pruitt As Told to Judy Priven
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This book tells the story of a nominally Jewish Belgian family who spent more than four years during the Second World War as refugees in the south of France. The narrator was five years old when the... More > family left Brussels and ten when they returned. At first, the family lived openly in a rented farm, supporting themselves as farmers. But they eventually had to go into hiding and were sheltered by families in the region who risked their lives by doing so. In June of this year, several members of the family returned to the region to dedicate a granite bench in honor of the courageous efforts of its people. Speeches and pictures from the dedication ceremony are presented at the end of the book.< Less
Faith and Courage in a Time of Trouble By France Pruitt As Told to Judy Priven
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This book tells the story of a nominally Jewish Belgian family who spent more than four years during the Second World War as refugees in the south of France. The narrator was five years old when the... More > family left Brussels and ten when they returned. At first, the family lived openly in a rented farm, supporting themselves as farmers. But they eventually had to go into hiding and were sheltered by families in the region who risked their lives by doing so. In June of 2005, several members of the family returned to the region to dedicate a granite bench in honor of the courageous efforts of its people. Speeches and pictures from the dedication ceremony are presented at the end of the book.< Less
Corsica mia By Hermine Kerignard
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De Marseille à Calvi puis de Calvi à Marseille, sur les rails et dans les airs… en passant par les profondeurs du maquis corse... Voilà qui ne manque pas... More > d’originalité pour une croisière maritime !< Less
Memorias de antes do encoro By Amador Castro Moure
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César Acosta, criado en París e fuxindo dun desamor, viaxa por primeira vez á Galiza para coñecer a terra do seu pai, morto recentemente. Alí coñece a... More > Cárlos Díez, un taxista sen carné, que o acompañará nunha investigación inesperada que os levará a unha chea de sorpresas sobre a vida que levou Dimas, "O Billares", nunha Galiza rural esquecida e asolagada baixo dun encoro, e na que as ras de origami terán unha importancia capital.< Less
Memorias de antes do encoro By Amador Castro Moure
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César Acosta, criado en París e fuxindo dun desamor, viaxa por primeira vez á Galiza para coñecer a terra do seu pai. Unha investigación inesperada, levarao a unha... More > chea de sorpresas sobre a vida que levou nunha Galiza rural esquecida e asolagada baixo dun encoro.< Less
Memorias de antes del embalse By Amador Castro Moure
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César Acosta, criado en París y huyendo de un desamor, viaja por primera vez a Galicia para conocer la tierra de su padre, fallecido recientemente. Allí conoce a Cárlos... More > Díez, un taxista sin carnet, que le acompañará en una investigación inesperada que les llevará a una serie de sorpresas sobre la vida que llevó Dimas, "O Billares", en una Galicia rural olvidada y anegada bajo un embalse, y en la que las ranas de origami tendrán una importancia capital.< Less
Memorias de antes del embalse By Amador Castro Moure
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César Acosta, criado en París y huyendo de un desamor, viaja por primera vez a Galicia para conocer la tierra de su padre, fallecido recientemente. Allí conoce a Carlos... More > Díez, un taxista sin carnet, que lo acompañará en una investigación inesperada que los llevará a una serie de sorpresas sobre la vida que llevó Dimas, "O Billares", en una Galicia rural olvidada y anegada bajo un embalse, y en la que las ranas de origami tendrán una importancia capital.< Less