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 catch in 1944 and her felony memoir written instantly after the battle. Masterfully edited, they communicate the compassion and durability of an almost 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 outstanding energy of personality . . . [D’Albert-Lake] is sombre, reflective, and aware 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 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