Event Title

The Nature and Extent of the French Resistance Against Nazi Occupation During World War II

Presenter Information

Jeffrey Folker, Providence College

Location

Slavin Center

Start Date

25-4-2012 12:00 AM

End Date

25-4-2012 12:00 AM

Description

Comprehensively covers a very misunderstood and myth-laden part of the history of WWII. Folker makes it clear, from a comprehensive review of primary and secondary literature, that the resistance offered by the French to Nazi Occupation was largely insignificant and its effectiveness overblown during and after the war.

 
Apr 25th, 12:00 AM Apr 25th, 12:00 AM

The Nature and Extent of the French Resistance Against Nazi Occupation During World War II

Slavin Center

Comprehensively covers a very misunderstood and myth-laden part of the history of WWII. Folker makes it clear, from a comprehensive review of primary and secondary literature, that the resistance offered by the French to Nazi Occupation was largely insignificant and its effectiveness overblown during and after the war.