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    • Resistance

    • A Frenchwoman's Journal of the War
    • By: Agnes Humbert, Barbara Mellor
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Agnès 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 astonishing bravery, she joined forces with several colleagues to form an organized resistance - very likely the first such group to fight back against the occupation. (In fact, their newsletter, Résistance, gave the French Resistance its name.)

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen

    • By Anne on 12-06-08

    Regular price: $24.49