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Vichy France, 1940-1944

(see also France 1870-1940, France since 1945, World War II: Europe, Germany: Nazi Regime & Holocaust)

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Vichy France (Wikipedia).

On the Web: Articles

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In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Adler, Jacques. The Jews of Paris and the Final Solution: Communal Response & Internal Conflicts 1940-1944 (NY: Oxford, 1987).

Bordeaux, Michelle. La victoire de la famille dans la France défaite:Vichy 1940-1944 (Paris: Flammarion, 2002).

Brogi, Alessandro. A Question of Self-Esteem: The US & the Cold War Choices in France & Italy, 1944-1958 (Westport CT: Praeger, 2002).

Cotillon, Jérome. Ce qu'il reste de Vichy (Paris: Colin, 2003).

Curtis, Michael. Verdict on Vichy: Power & Prejudice in the Vichy France Regime (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2002).

Diamond, Hanna & Simon Kitson (eds.) Vichy, Resistance, Liberation: New Perspectives on Wartime France (NY: Berg, 2005).

Gildea, Robert. Marianne in Chains: In Search of the German Occupation, 1940-1945 (London: Macmillan, 2002).

Golsan, Richard-Joseph. Vichy's Afterlife: History & Counter-History in Postwar France (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 2000).

Hellman, John. The Knight-Monks of Vichy, France: Uriage, 1940-1945 (Montreal: McGill-Queens, 1993).

Jackson, Julian. France: The Dark Years 1940-1944 (NY: Oxford, 2002).

Kedward, H.R. & Roger Austin. Vichy France & the Resistance: Ideology & Culture (London: Croom Helm, 1985).

Klarsfeld, Serge. Vichy-Auschwitz: le role de Viche dans la solution finale de la question juive en France, 1942 (Paris: Fayard, 1983).

Larkin, Maurice. France Since the Popular Front: Government & People 1936-1996 (NY: Oxford, 1997).

Le Crom, Jean-Pierre. Syndicats, nous voilà!: Vichy et le corporatisme (Paris: Atelier, 1995).

Marrus, Michael R. & Robert O. Paxton. Vichy France & the Jews (NY: Basic Books, 1981).

McMillan, James F. Twentieth-Century France: Politics & Society in France 1898-1991 (NY: Oxford, 1992).

Muel-Dreyfus, Francine. Vichy & the Eternal Feminine: Contribution to a Political Sociology of Gender (trans. Kathleen A. Johnson; Durham NC, 2001).

Novick, Peter. The Resistance vs. Vichy: The Purge of Collaborators in Liberated France (NY: Columbia, 1968).

Ostrum, Meg. The Surgeon & the Shepherd: Two Resistance Heroes in Vichy France (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 2004).

Paxton, Robert O. Vichy France: Old Guard & New Order, 1940-1944 (NY: Columbia, 1982).

Pollard, Miranda. Reign of Virtue: Mobilizing Gender in Vichy France (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 1998).

Proud, Judith K. Children & Propaganda: il etait une fois... Fiction & Fairy Tale in Vichy France (Oxford: Intellect, 1995).

Rajsfus, Maurice. La police de Vichy: les forces de l'ordre françaises au service de la Gestapo, 1940-1944 (Paris: Cherche-Midi, 1995).

Rousso, Henry. The Vichy Syndrome: History & Memory in France since 1944 (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 2004).

Ryan, Donna F. The Holocaust & the Jews of Marseilles: The Enforcement of Anti-Semitic Policies in Vichy France (Urbana: U. of Illinois, 1996).

Sweets, John F. Choices in Vichy France: The French under Nazi Occupation (NY: Oxford, 1986).

Tissier, Pierre. The Nazification of Vichy France (NY: Oxford, 1942).

In the Library: Fiction

Faulks, Sebastian. Charlotte Gray (NY: Random House, 1999).

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Eye of Vichy" [1993], dir. Claude Chabrol, 110m. From First Run Features. French & Nazi film footage aimed at turning public opinion against Allies & Jews during World War II.

"The Sorrow & the Pity (Le chagran et la pitié)" [1969], dir. Marcel Ophuls, 270m. In video stores. Life under the Nazi occupation of France, 1940-1944. Focus on small city of Chermont-Ferrand near Vichy.

"Terrorists in Retirement (Des terroristes à la retraite)" [1983], dir. Mosco Boucault, 84m. Interviews surviving Resistance fighters living modest lives in postwar France.

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