Marianne in Chains: Daily Life in the Heart of France During the German Occupation

Marianne in Chains: Daily Life in the Heart of France During the German Occupation

Robert Gildea


In France, the German profession is named easily the "dark years." there have been merely the "good French" who resisted and the "bad French" who collaborated. Marianne in Chains, a huge and provocative background drawing on formerly unseen information, firsthand interviews, diaries, and eyewitness debts, uncovers the advanced fact of the time. Robert Gildea's groundbreaking examine unearths the typical lifestyles within the center of occupied France; the urgent imperatives of labor, meals, transportation, and relatives duties that resulted in unavoidable compromise and negotiation with the military of occupation.

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