Is Paris burning?

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Simon and Schuster, 1965 - History - 376 pages
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Few moments in history are as stirring as the Allied liberation of Paris. Yet few people are aware of how narrowly - and how miraculously - the city escaped Hitler's secret plan to reduce it to ashes. This book reconstructs, in meticulous and riveting detail, the network of fateful events that saved the City of Light.

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User Review  - tlanson - LibraryThing

This is a very accessible and entertaining read. The reader is left to explore the deeper politics on his own. This book will provide the motivation to do that. This is an important read. The French ... Read full review

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User Review  - John_Vaughan - LibraryThing

Paris itself is a Hero of this story and the German, and presumably Nazi party member, General Von Choltitz is another. It is difficult to imagine now, from the perspective of a new century, just how ... Read full review

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TABLE OF COMPARATIVE MILITARY RANKS
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SOURCES
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index
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