By Judy Barrett Litoff,Virginia d'Albert-Lake,Judy Litoff
Judy Barrett Litoff brings jointly infrequent documents—Virginia’s diary of wartime France till her seize in 1944 and her legal memoir written instantly after the struggle. Masterfully edited, they impart the compassion and longevity of a virtually forgotten heroine as they supply a useful list of the workings of the Resistance by way of one of many only a few American girls who participated in it.
“An indelible portrait of amazing power of personality . . . [D’Albert-Lake] is sombre, reflective, and responsive to each detail.”—The New Yorker
“A sharply etched and relocating tale of affection, companionship, dedication, and sacrifice. . . . This superbly edited diary and memoir throw an unique gentle at the French Resistance.”—Robert Gildea, writer of Marianne in Chains: looking for the German career, 1940-1945
“At as soon as a gorgeous self-portrait and dramatic narrative of a valorous younger American lady . . . a thrilling and gripping tale, the best of the various wartime tales.” —Walter Cronkite
“An spell binding story which brims with courageous airmen and plucky heroines.”—David Kirby, St. Petersburg Times
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An American Heroine in the French Resistance: The Diary and Memoir of Virginia D'Albert-Lake (World War II: The Global, Human, and Ethical Dimension) by Judy Barrett Litoff,Virginia d'Albert-Lake,Judy Litoff