Franklin

Sudden courage : youth in France confront the Germans, 1940-1945 / Ronald C. Rosbottom.

Author/Creator:
Rosbottom, Ronald C., 1942- author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : Custom House, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 320 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map, portraits ; 24 cm
Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Youth -- France.
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945.
German Occupation of France (1940-1945)
World War (1939-1945)
Underground movements, War.
Youth.
France.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
Describes the contributions of young adults to the French Resistance, revealing how teen revolutionaries acquired skills ranging from sabotage and patrol evasion to intelligence smuggling and lethal self-defense.
Contents:
"Present!"
Coming of age in the 1930s
What the hell happened?
A blind resistance
Life as a J3 during the dark years
Sudden courage
Resisting the Resistance
Does resistance have a gender?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-304) and index.
ISBN:
9780062470027
0062470027
OCLC:
1111627654
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