Paris War Days (Diary of An American) by Inman Charles Barnard

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ISBN 101435369793
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The liberation of Paris was a momentous point in 20th-century history, yet it is now largely forgotten outside France. This book is a pulsating hour-by-hour reconstruction of these tumultuous events that shaped the final phase of the war and the future of France, told with the pace of a thriller/5(31).

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