Is Paris burning?
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mjspear - LibraryThing
An intense first-hand account of the final days of World War II in Paris -- the occupation, the resistance, and the final liberation. The military details are balanced with numerous personal vignettes ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Waltersgn - LibraryThing
Story of how senior officers of the Wehrmacht disobeyed a direct order from Hitler to burn Paris to the ground rather than allow it to be liberated as an open city. Later made into a movie. Read full review