Americans in Paris: Life & Death Under Nazi Occupation

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Copyright © Charles Glass, 2009
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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING IN PUBLICATION DATA
 
Glass, Charles, 1951-
Americans in Paris : life and death under Nazi occupation / Charles Glass.
p. cm.
Originally published: London : Harper, 2009.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
eISBN : 978-1-101-19556-7
1. Americans—France—Paris—History—20th century. 2. France—History—German
occupation, 1940–1945. 3. Paris (France)—History—1940–1944. 4. Paris (France)—
Intellectual life—20th century. 5. World War, 1939–1945—France—Paris. I. Title.
DC718.A44G53 2010
944’.3610816092313—dc22 2009039650
 
 
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SECTION I
Josephine Baker.
(©Roger-Viollet/TopFoto)
William C. Bullitt.
(©Roger-Viollet/TopFoto)
Roosevelt, Marguerite LeHand and William C. Bullitt.
(Image credited to World Wide Photos in
For the President: Personal & Secret
by Orville H. Bullitt (ed), Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1972)
Myrsine and Helene Moschos and Sylvia Beach next to Ernest Hemingway, outside Shakespeare and Co.
(Image credited to Princeton University Library in
Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation
by Noel Riley Fitch, W. W. Norton, New York, 1983)
James Joyce, Sylvia Beach and Adrienne Monnier in Shakespeare and Co.
(Gisele Freund/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Sylvia Beach in Shakespeare and Co.
(© Bettmann/CORBIS)
Sylvia Beach decorates the bookshop’s window.
(© Bettmann/CORBIS)
Adrienne Monnier in La Maison des Amis des Livres.
(©Roger-Viollet/TopFoto)
Clara Longworth de Chambrun.
(Photograph by Rogi-Andre in
Shadows Lengthen
by Clara Longworth de Chambrum, Scribner, New York, 1949)
Clara fought to keep the library open throughout the occupation.
(Courtesy of The American Library in Paris)
An information card for the American Library.
(Courtesy of The American Library in Paris)
Josée Laval and René Chambrun.
(© Topfoto)
Clara’s house.
(In
Shadows Lengthen
by Clara Longworth de Chambrum, Scribner, New York, 1949)
Pierre Laval leaving the Château de Châteldon.
(©Roger-Viollet/TopFoto)
Charles Bedaux and his wife, Fern, in South Africa.
(In
The Price of Power
by Jim Christy, Doubleday and Company Inc., New York, 1984)
Charles and Fern Bedaux.
(©Bettman/CORBIS)
J. Edgar Hoover.
(MPI/Getty Images)
Charles Bedaux’s country residence, the Château de Candé.
(© Condé Nast Archive/CORBIS)
Dr Sumner Jackson with his son, Phillip.
(Courtesy of Phillip Jackson)
SD Major-General Karl Oberg.
(© Rue des Archives/Tal)
Dr Edmund Gros.
(Courtesy of The American Hospital of Paris)
SECTION II
Dr Sumner Jackson, Dr Thierry Martel, Dr Edmund Gros and Toquette.
(Courtesy of The American Hospital of Paris)
The entrance to the American Hospital in Neuilly.
(Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
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