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Title Sudden courage : youth in France confront the Germans, 1940-1945 / Ronald C. Rosbottom.
Imprint New York : Custom House, [2019]
©2019.

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 Main Stacks  D802.F8 R593 2019    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 320 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map, portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-304) and index.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Youth -- France.
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945.
German Occupation of France (1940-1945)
World War (1939-1945)
Underground movements, War.
Youth.
France.
1939-1945
Genre History.
Contents "Present!" -- Coming of age in the 1930s -- What the hell happened? -- A blind resistance -- Life as a J3 during the dark years -- Sudden courage -- Resisting the Resistance -- Does resistance have a gender?
Summary Describes the contributions of young adults to the French Resistance, revealing how teen revolutionaries acquired skills ranging from sabotage and patrol evasion to intelligence smuggling and lethal self-defense.