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The Legacies of an Occupation, 1940–1944

Martin Conway

in The Sorrows of Belgium: Liberation and Political Reconstruction, 1944-1947

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694341
eISBN:
9780191738401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694341.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The German Occupation of Belgium from May 1940 to September 1944 was in many respects a profound rupture in the history of the country. Power passed from a political elite to a civil-service, ... More


Policy Toward Revival of Old Parties and Establishment Of New Parties in Germany: (July 22, 1944)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0019
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the policy toward the revival of old political parties and the establishment of new ones in post-war Germany from the point of view of the security of the occupying forces and ... More


Public Opinion, Vichy, and the Germans

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the responses of the population towards both Vichy and the German occupier. It focuses on the period up to the end of 1942 ... More


In Search of the Maquis: Rural Resistance in Southern France 1942-1944

H. R. Kedward

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205784
eISBN:
9780191676796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205784.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This book is a study of the Maquis in southern France, the Resisters who took to the woods and hills in the struggle against the German Occupation in the Second World War. This detailed and ... More


The Social Democratic Party of Germany: (September 1, 1945)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the Social Democratic Party (Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands or SPD) of Germany. The report states that among the German political parties that may be revived after ... More


The Lemberg of Nazism: German Occupation, 1941–1944

Tarik Cyril Amar

in The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv: A Borderland City between Stalinists, Nazis, and Nationalists

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453915
eISBN:
9781501700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453915.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter details the German occupation from 1941 to 1944, when Lviv's Jewish population was murdered in the Holocaust and the conflict between its Polish and Ukrainian inhabitants escalated. ... More


Epilogue: Remembering the Occupation

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0026
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the long battle to claim the inheritance of the Resistance, a battle which was itself only the beginning of a longer war ... More


The Resistance 1940–1942

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the origins and emergence of resistance in France. From the first weeks of the Occupation there were sporadic anti-German ... More


Reconstruction

Gregor Thum

in Uprooted: How Breslau Became Wroclaw during the Century of Expulsions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140247
eISBN:
9781400839964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140247.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how the reconstruction of Europe's war-destroyed cities served an important additional function, one that was not merely practical. Surely, it was necessary to restore the ... More


Poulenc's Wartime Secrets

Leslie A. Sprout

in The Musical Legacy of Wartime France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275300
eISBN:
9780520955271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275300.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During the war, Poulenc navigated among the diverging visions for French music promoted by German occupiers, Vichy officials, and Resistance agitators. The premiere of Poulenc's Les animaux modèles, ... More


Living on the Edge

Robert Blobaum

in A Minor Apocalypse: Warsaw during the First World War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705236
eISBN:
9781501707889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705236.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the disastrous state of Warsaw's wartime economy. An almost complete disruption in the supply of coal in the war's first months dealt a crippling blow to industrial production ... More


Nazi Britain: The Invasion and Occupation That Weren’t

Catherine Gallagher

in Telling It Like It Wasn't: The Counterfactual Imagination in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226512389
eISBN:
9780226512556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512556.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines the British historical counterfactuals surrounding the critical period, from the summer of 1940 through the winter of 1941, when a German invasion and/or occupation of Great ... More


Hollywood’s Version of the War: The Polish Films

M. B. B. Biskupski

in Hollywood’s War with Poland 1939–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125596
eISBN:
9780813135335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125596.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hollywood had much material to use but created only three films set in Poland. Two of them deal with the last days of peace and the immediate aftermath of the invasion. Only None Shall Escape, made ... More


Poles and Jews

Robert Blobaum

in A Minor Apocalypse: Warsaw during the First World War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705236
eISBN:
9781501707889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705236.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter addresses the impact of the war on relations between Warsaw's two principal and competing national groups, Poles and Jews, by exploring themes that take into account the dramatically ... More


Le Jazz-Cold: The Silent Forties

William A. Shack

in Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story between the Great Wars

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225374
eISBN:
9780520925694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225374.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

A trickle of African Americans began an exodus from Paris when war clouds gathered over western Europe. On 6 October 1939, one month after Germany attacked Poland—and Britain and France declared war ... More


News Readers

Alexandra Garbarini

in Numbered Days: Diaries and the Holocaust

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112528
eISBN:
9780300135039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112528.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter recounts the efforts of Jurek Becker, a Holocaust survivor who reiterated the value and importance of news in the lives of the Jewish people in his novel Jakob the Liar. His novel ... More


Autonomy Compromised: Nazi Occupation and the Ustasha Regime

Emily Greble

in Sarajevo, 1941-1945: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Hitler's Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449215
eISBN:
9780801460739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449215.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details the hectic months of war and political transition: the collapse of Yugoslavia in April 1941, the arrival of the German occupation, and the establishment of the Independent State ... More


The American Battle Monuments Commission and World War II, 1939–1945

Thomas H. Conner

in War and Remembrance: The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813176314
eISBN:
9780813176345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176314.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the measures taken in order to secure the safety of the American memorials and the employees who tended them during the Second World War. Concern over the spreading war and ... More


A Minor Apocalypse: Warsaw during the First World War

Robert Blobaum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705236
eISBN:
9781501707889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705236.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book explores the social and cultural history of Warsaw's “forgotten war” of 1914–1918. Beginning with the bank panic that accompanied the outbreak of the Great War, the book guides readers ... More


The Musical Legacy of Wartime France

Leslie A. Sprout

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275300
eISBN:
9780520955271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275300.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Music mattered to the three forces competing for political authority in France during the Second World War. German occupying authorities promoted German music at the expense of the French, while the ... More


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