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Blum’s Final Days

Judith Chazin-Bennahum

in René Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399332
eISBN:
9780199897025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399332.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter documents the sad, miserable conclusion to Blum’s life, documented by his personal journal, letters, homages, and books. It begins with Blum’s assertion that he had to return to France ... More


Those Who Stayed Behind

Susan Zuccotti

in Holocaust Odysseys: The Jews of Saint-Martin-Vésubie and Their Flight through France and Italy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122947
eISBN:
9780300134551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122947.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After the Italians agreed to an armistice with the Allies, many of the 1,100 to 1,250 Jews in France's Saint-Martin-Vésubie chose to flee over the mountains into Italy, although an unknown number ... More


Deportation from Borgo San Dalmazzo: The Marx and Marienberg Families and Boris Carmeli

Susan Zuccotti

in Holocaust Odysseys: The Jews of Saint-Martin-Vésubie and Their Flight through France and Italy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122947
eISBN:
9780300134551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122947.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the ordeal of Jewish immigrants and refugees as well as their families who were deported by the Germans from Borgo San Dalmazzo in Italy to Auschwitz in 1943, focusing on the ... More


Auschwitz: Sigi Hart and Boris Carmeli

Susan Zuccotti

in Holocaust Odysseys: The Jews of Saint-Martin-Vésubie and Their Flight through France and Italy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122947
eISBN:
9780300134551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122947.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the odyssey of Jewish immigrants and refugees when they were transported by the Germans from Italy to Auschwitz, focusing on the experiences of Sigi Hart and Boris Carmeli. ... More


What Remains? Sites of Deportation in Contemporary European Daily Life: The Case of Drancy

Katherine Fleming

in Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

In 2009, construction workers renovating buildings at Drancy, the French deportation camp from which more than 60,000 Jews were sent to their deaths, discovered a large cache of graffiti, hitherto ... More


The Liberation, 1944: Normandy and Paris

Bertram M. Gordon

in War Tourism: Second World War France from Defeat and Occupation to the Creation of Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501715877
eISBN:
9781501715891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715877.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

The emergence of the Normandy landing beaches as a major attraction marked a postwar tourism shift. Two museums in Normandy devoted to the landings In the 1950s grew to more than thirty by the early ... More


Montage: Essayistic Thinking at the Juncture of Images

Laura Rascaroli

in How the Essay Film Thinks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190238247
eISBN:
9780190238278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238247.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Drawing on Gilles Deleuze’s unthought and Georges Didi-Huberman’s concept of “image-lacunae,” this chapter engages with notions of transit and transition and with the interstice as incommensurable ... More


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