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The cost of courage

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In the autumn of 1943, Andre Boulloche became de Gaulle's military delegate in Paris, coordinating all the Resistance movements in the nine northern regions of France only to be betrayed by one of his associates, arrested, wounded by the Gestapo, and taken prisoner. His sisters carried on the fight without him until the end of the war. Andre survived three concentration camps and later became a prominent French politician who devoted the rest of his life to reconciliation of France and Germany. His parents and oldest brother were arrested and shipped off on the last train from Paris to Germany before the liberation, and died in the camps. Since then, silence has been the Boulloches's answer to dealing with the unbearable. This is the first time the family has cooperated with an author to recount their extraordinary ordeal.
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9781590516140
9781590516157
9781494596323
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display_description "The result is a mix of history, biography and memoir which reads like a nerve-racking thriller." --The Guardian (US)

This heroic true story of the three youngest children of a bourgeois Catholic family who worked together in the French Resistance is told by an American writer who has known and admired the family for five decades


In the autumn of 1943, André Boulloche became de Gaulle's military delegate in Paris, coordinating all the Resistance movements in the nine northern regions of France only to be betrayed by one of his associates, arrested, wounded by the Gestapo, and taken prisoner. His sisters carried on the fight without him until the end of the war. André survived three concentration camps and later became a prominent French politician who devoted the rest of his life to reconciliation of France and Germany. His parents and oldest brother were arrested and shipped off on the last train from Paris to Germany before the liberation, and died in the camps. Since then, silence has been the Boulloches's answer to dealing with the unbearable. This is the first time the family has cooperated with an author to recount their extraordinary ordeal.
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subject_facet Audibert-Boulloche, Christiane, Boulloche, André, Boulloche, André, France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Biography, Guerrillas -- France -- Biography, Katlama, Jacqueline Boulloche, -- 1918-1994, World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Biography
title_display The cost of courage
title_full The Cost of Courage, The cost of courage / Charles Kaiser, The cost of courage [electronic resource] / Charles Kaiser
title_short The cost of courage
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