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30 November 2016

5 Fast Facts About Life In Paris During WWII

You might think you already know everything about WWII, possibly even about what Vichy France was all about. But Anne Sebba’s meticulously researched and compellingly written Les Parisiennes—which is read by Polly Stone—reveals life in France during WWII like never before. Here are just a few of the stories you’ll hear, the facts you’ll learn, and the women you’ll meet in this illuminating audiobook.

1. Bunkering in High Style on the Edge of War

Special guest appearance by Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel:

2. Good Germans

Finding help from unexpected sources:

3. More Useful Than Men

How female couriers helped resistance radio operators:

4. Resistors better than Victims?

New laws create two different titles for persecution victims:

5. Instinctive Heroism

Many women chose to keep silent about her wartime exploits until decades later:

Anne Sebba’s Les Parisiennes is available now as an unabridged CD and digital download: Amazon, Audiobooks.com, Barnes & Noble, NOOK, iTunes, IndieBound, Libro.fm

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