Winner of the Prix Franco-EuropAcen On the eve of D-Day, Isaac Levendel's mother left her hiding place on a farm in southern France and never returned. After 40 years of silence and torment, he returned to France in 1990 determined to find out what had happened. This is the story of how, with perseverance, luck, and official help, he gained access to secret wartime documents laying bare the details of French collaboration-and the truth about his mother's fate.First, a gas appliance replaced my beautiful stove. Next, she got rid of our manual water pump in favor of a more aquot;appropriateaquot; faucet connected to the new city water supply. ... How I hated the friends who would visit and marvel at the destruction in progress, giving all the credit to Ruth, who knew aquot;how to keep a householdanbsp;...
|Title||:||Not the Germans Alone|
|Author||:||Isaac Levendel, Robert O. Paxton|
|Publisher||:||Northwestern University Press - 2000-05-01|