An American Heroine in the French Resistance

An American Heroine in the French Resistance

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This fascinating book tells the remarkable story of an ordinary American woman's heroism in the French Resistance. Virginia Roush fell in love with Philippe d'Albert-Lake during a visit to France in 1936; they married soon after. In 1943, they both joined the Resistance, where Virginia put her life in jeopardy as she sheltered downed airmen and later survived a Nazi prison camp. After the war, she stayed in France with Philippe, and was awarded the Légion d'Honneur… (more)

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Publisher: Fordham University Press (March 15, 2006)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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