By Judy Barrett Litoff,Virginia d'Albert-Lake,Judy Litoff
Judy Barrett Litoff brings jointly infrequent documents—Virginia’s diary of wartime France until eventually her trap in 1944 and her legal memoir written instantly after the battle. Masterfully edited, they communicate the compassion and sturdiness of an almost forgotten heroine as they supply a useful checklist of the workings of the Resistance through one of many only a few American ladies who participated in it.
“An indelible portrait of awesome power of personality . . . [D’Albert-Lake] is sombre, reflective, and conscious of each detail.”—The New Yorker
“A sharply etched and relocating tale of affection, companionship, dedication, and sacrifice. . . . This fantastically edited diary and memoir throw an unique gentle at the French Resistance.”—Robert Gildea, writer of Marianne in Chains: looking for the German profession, 1940-1945
“At as soon as a beautiful self-portrait and dramatic narrative of a valorous younger American lady . . . an exhilarating and gripping tale, the best of the numerous wartime tales.” —Walter Cronkite
“An captivating 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