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Riassunto: Dutch Resistance to the German Occupation of Holland 1940-45.
The battle of the Dutch Resistance against the German army is the untold, yet perhaps most important legacy, of Holland during WWII.
Though the German invasion of Holland during WWII was swift and clean, there was other real estate owned by the Dutch that did not yield to the iron will of the FÜhrer. This greater battle took place in the hearts and minds of the Dutch people, an ideological war of national purpose that said Though our country has fallen, we will not yield. You may rule our land, but you will not rule our hearts. This was the battle of the Dutch Resistance, fought through ordinary people in everyday situations. From underground newspapers to factory walkouts to smuggling downed ally pilots across borders to secretly tracking movement of German troops, the Dutch Resistance worked tirelessly to unite Holland in an effort to weaken a much stronger enemy with much greater resources. This was the Dawn of Courage, a ray of hope kindled in the heart of Dutch kinsman that ultimately prevailed in helping defeat the German war effort.
Dawn of Courage will help you discover:
-How everyday people in Holland resisted Germany s rule in small, yet important ways.
-How the Dutch Exile-Government in London, along with British intelligence, supported the Resistance efforts.
-How the Dutch developed a sophisticated network of espionage to thwart German dominance.
-How the Germans infiltrated the ranks of the Resistance and nearly brought about its collapse.
L'autore: Richard Fuegner, who holds a political science degree as well as a master s degree in American history, is a long-time student of European Resistance movements during World War II. He served in the U. S. Navy and has traveled extensively throughout Western and Eastern Europe. A full-time speaker and writer, he is also the author of another book, Beneath the Tyrant s Yoke: Norwegian Resistance to the German Occupation of Norway 1940-1945. He and his wife live in St. Louis, Missouri.
Titolo: Dawn of Courage
Casa editrice: Mori Books
Data di pubblicazione: 2008
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Mori Books, 2008. Trade PB, illus. Condizione libro: Fine+. First Edition; First Printing. A minor dog ear at a front corner else New. No notes, names or ANY markings. ; 247 pages. Codice libro della libreria 58527
Descrizione libro Mori Studio Inc. Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Codice libro della libreria G0977820971I3N00
Descrizione libro Mori Books, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110977820971
Descrizione libro Mori Books, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1st Edition. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0977820971
Descrizione libro Mori Books, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0977820971
Descrizione libro Mori Books, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 977820971