Resistance

Resistance A real life Suite Fran aise, this riveting diary by a key female member of the French Resistance in WWII is translated into English for the first timeAgn s Humbert was an art historian in Paris during the German occupation in 1940 Though she might well have weathered the oppressive regime, Humbert was stirred to action by the atrocities she witnessed In an act of Free Download [ Resistance ] Author [ Agnès Humbert ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 370 pages
  • Resistance
  • Agnès Humbert
  • English
  • 17 June 2017
  • 1596915595

10 thoughts on “Resistance

  1. says:

    I am recommending this book to anyone interested in the political agitators that sought to fight the Nazis I consider it one of the better books written on the subject It begins and ends with transcripts of the author s diary entries The first date from June 1940 to April 1941, ending two days before the author s interrogation by the Gestapo The final diary transcripts date from April 1945, four years later, after American liberation The intervening section was written immediately after the I am recommending this book to anyone interested in the political agitators that sought to fight the Nazis I consider it one of the better books written on the subject It begins and ends with transcripts of the author s diary entries The first date from June 1940 to April 1941, ending two days before the author s interrogation by the Gestapo The final diary transcripts date from April 1945, four years later, after American liberation The...

  2. says:

    This is a truly excellent memoir It is a unique account of WW11 told from the viewpoint of a French art historian whose acts of bravery and resistance eventually get her arrested Despite deportation to Germany and two years in a slave labor camp, Humbert maintains her humanity, her sense purpose, not to mention her sense of humor A wonderful example of these takes place after liberation Agnes is put in charge of the local German population her organizing abilities and her personal strength This is a truly excellent memoir It is a unique account of WW11 told from the viewpoint of a French art historian whose acts of bravery and resistance eventually get her arre...

  3. says:

    Mi diario se acaba el 13 de abril de 1941 sin embargo, mis recuerdos son tan claros que puedo escribir sobre ellos siguiendo un orden rigurosoNo podr a calificar al libro con menos estrellas, debido a que es un diario y su forma es mucho m s libre Ha sido una gran experiencia meterme dentro de las anotaciones de Agn s Humbert, a quien no conoc a hasta que hall el libro de casualidad Si bien sent a dudas sobre los momentos de confecci n del diario cu ndo escribe c mo recuerda todoMi diario se acaba el 13 de abril de 1941 sin embargo, mis recuerdos son tan claros que puedo escribir sobre ellos siguiendo un orden rigurosoNo podr a calificar al libro con menos estrellas, debido a que es un diario y su forma es mucho m s libre Ha sido una gran experiencia meterme dentro de las anotaciones de Agn s Humbert, a quien no conoc a hasta que hall el libro de casualidad Si bien sent a dudas sobre los momentos de confecci n del diario cu ndo escribe c mo recuerda todo , la cita que a ad me indic una posible soluci n de qu manera podr a olvidar el horror que vivi Humbert intent resistir la ocupaci n de Par s, la encarcelaron...

  4. says:

    R sistance is a woman s journal that was written in a very dangerous and terrible time Yet during the darkest of the darkest moments and in the most desperate of circumstances, Agn s Humbert embodies courage, strength and purpose.R sistance was founded by intellectuals who had no knowledge of espionage, intelligence gathering or secret codes Their strength was drawn from moral anger and used brilliantly in their fight against tyranny and injustice Agn s Humbert, a 46 year old art historian an R sistance is a woman s journal that was written in a very dangerous and terrible time Yet during the darkest of the darkest moments and in the most desperate of circumstances, Agn s Humbert embodies courage, strength and purpose.R sistance was founde...

  5. says:

    This book is the actual journal of a Frenchwoman s experiences during World War II At the start of the war Agn s Humbert was a bookish art historian working in a museum in Paris After the occupation of Paris began Agnes and other staff at the museum were replaced by Nazi sympathizers Together with some of her friends ...

  6. says:

    Having recently read Irene Nemirovsky s Suite Francaise about life in Occupied France, I was intrigued to come across this astonishing journal by a woman who joined the Resistance indeed helped found one of the earliest groups in Paris , was captured, and survived four years in French prison and Nazi slave labor camps Her journal is first person, present tense, and, except for the years in prison, written at the time, as the events occurred This gives it an immediacy and authenticity both pow Having recently read Irene Nemirovsky s Suite Francaise about life in Occupied France, I was intrigued to come across this astonishing journal by a woman who joined the Resistance indeed helped found one of the earliest groups in Paris , was captured, and survived four years in French prison and Nazi slave labor camps Her jou...

  7. says:

    This book seems intriguing in spite of some of the three star reviews it has received on Good Reads For one, I m not sure I could ever be temporarily burned out on WWII as one reviewer was nor will the existenc...

  8. says:

    Agn s Humbert s story is a remarkable one A middle aged Parisian academic who by her own admission had lived a lot of her life through books, but who nevertheless found steel in her soul when the Germans invaded in 1940 Joining up with like minded friends and acquaintances, all inspired by speeches by the exiled Charles de Gaulle, she worked within Paris to drive forward a resistance and keep the notion of a Free France constantly in French citizen s minds However, that is only the first Agn s Humbert s story is a remarkable one A middle aged Parisian academic who by her own admission had lived a lot of her life through books, but who nevertheless found steel in her soul when the Germans invaded in 1940 Joining up with like minded friends and acquaintances, all inspired by speeches by the exiled Charles de Gaulle, she worked within Paris to drive forward a resistance and keep the notion of a Free France constantly in French citizen s minds However, that is only the first part of this memoir, as Humbert and her cohorts were soon betrayed and she spent the rest of the war in dank prisons and then working as a slave labourer for the Nazis The descriptions of what she and her fellow prisoners went through remain incredibly harrowing, but Humbert refused to allow her spi...

  9. says:

    WOW Bar none one of the most compelling reads this year for me I have been reading about the circumstances of WWII this year from many points of view purely by accident This book by far exceeds the others Perhaps it is because I find Agnes to be a testament to the strength of women Also because most of literature on the subject of the Holocaust seems to be written by men, about men and about only the experiences OF men This memoir reminded me of the story of Corrie Ten Boom from Haarlem, t WOW Bar none one of the most compelling reads this year for me I have been reading about the circumstances of WWII this year from many points of view purely by accident This book by far exceeds the others Perhaps it is because I find Agnes to be a testament to the strength of women Also because most of literature on the subject of the Holocaust seems to be written by men, about men and about only the experiences OF men This memoir reminded me of ...

  10. says:

    What an amazing record of life in France in 1940 after the invasion by the Germans Agnes Humbert kept a journal of her daily life from the beginning of June 1940, and even this journal was bordering on foolish with the intensive scrutiny and activity by the SS and their fear of any criticism or protest against their regime Agnes, along with numerous others from her workplace at a museum in Paris, helped pioneer the resistance movements as they sought to fight the Nazi propaganda and also alert What an amazing record of life in France in 1940 after the invasion by the Germans Agnes Humbert kept a journal of her daily life from the beginning of June 1940, and even this journal was bordering on foolish with the intensive scrutiny a...

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