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An unforgettable portrait of the diverse American community in Paris during the occupation. From the spring of 1940 to liberation in the summer of 1944, Americans in Parisrecounts tales of adventure, intrigue, passion, deceit, and survival under the brutal Nazi occupation through the eyes of the Americans who lived through it all. Renowned journalist Charles Glass tells the story of a remarkable cast of five thousand expatriates-artists, writers, scientists, playboys, musicians, cultural mandarins, and ordinary businessmen-and their struggles in Nazi Paris. Glass's discovery of letters, diaries, war documents, and police files reveals as never before how Americans were trapped in a web of intrigue, collaboration, and courage.
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations||p. xvii|
|14 June 1940|
|The American Mayor of Paris||p. 9|
|The Bookseller||p. 24|
|The Countess from Ohio||p. 37|
|All Blood Runs Red||p. 50|
|Le Millionnaire américain||p. 60|
|The Yankee Doctor||p. 66|
|Bookshop Row||p. 89|
|Americans at Vichy||p. 98|
|Back to Paris||p. 113|
|In Love with Love||p. 121|
|A French Prisoner with the Americans||p. 136|
|American Grandees||p. 139|
|Polly's Paris||p. 144|
|Rugged Individualists||p. 150|
|Germany's Confidential American Agent||p. 159|
|The Coldest Winter||p. 169|
|Time to Go?||p. 174|
|New Perils in Paris||p. 180|
|Utopia in Les Landes||p. 188|
|To Resist, to Collaborate or to Endure||p. 193|
|Enemy Aliens||p. 204|
|First Round-up||p. 213|
|The Vichy Web||p. 224|
|The Second Round-up||p. 239|
|Uniting Africa||p. 261|
|Americans Go to War||p. 268|
|Murphy Forgets a Friend||p. 275|
|Alone at Vittel||p. 280|
|The Bedaux Dossier||p. 283|
|Murphy versus Bedaux||p. 291|
|Sylvia's War||p. 298|
|German Agents?||p. 304|
|A Hospital at War||p. 310|
|The Adolescent Spy||p. 314|
|Clara under Suspicion||p. 318|
|The Trial of Citizen Bedaux||p. 335|
|The Underground Railway||p. 341|
|Springtime in Paris||p. 350|
|The Maquis to Arms!||p. 358|
|Résistants Unmasked||p. 363|
|Via Dolorosa||p. 371|
|Schwarze Kappelle||p. 374|
|Slaves of the Reich||p. 376|
|One Family Now||p. 378|
|The Paris Front||p. 385|
|Tout Mourir||p. 393|
|24-26 August 1944|
|Liberating the Rooftops||p. 407|
|Libération, not Liberation||p. 411|
|Select Bibliography||p. 495|
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