Sisters in the Resistance: How Women Fought to Free France, 1940-1945
How Women Fought to Free France, 1940-45
Sisters in the Resistance is the first fully documented account of the role women played in fighting the Nazi occupation of France during World War II. This compelling book, a major addition to the history of France during the war, gathers the recollections and voices of 70 courageous women who fought in the French Resistance. These first-person accounts of danger and suspense, deadly cat-and-mouse games with the Gestapo, and heroic acts of defiance are both riveting and inspiring.