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The Long Silence
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Illustrations Chronology Acknowledgements Introduction Invasion Occupation Food Requisitions and Regulations Secrets `My Girl Guides' `The Will of the German Authority' Liberation Rebuilding Appendix 1 Industrial and Agricultural Production Lost through German Occupation Appendix 2 Agricultural Losses Appendix 3 The Legacy f War Appendix 4. The Cost of Reparation Bibliography Index

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This fascinating account describes how - in the struggle to survive - French civilians responded in ways familiar in the Second World War: escape networks, espionage, clandestine news-sheets, help for British soldiers trapped behind enemy lines.

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Helen McPhail is a writer and translator specialising in the history and literature of World War I. She is co-author of St Quentin (Battlefield series), Wilfred Owen, Sassoon & Graves and Edmund Blunden (On The Trail of the Poets of the Great War series).

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'Revealing on both historical and domestic levels; it is full of odd insights and careful thought, and it is moving, too, in its recollection of a tragic and often forgotten experience of the French people.' - The Daily Telegraph 'a poignant and sensitive account' - Robert Gildea 'This richly documented account is to be highly commended and deserves to be widely read.' - European Business Review

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