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France and the Second World War in Global Perspective, 1919-45

France and the Second World War in Global Perspective, 1919-45 Provisional programme Conference Registration available here List of nearby hotels Conference dates: 2-3 July 2015 Conference venue: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow In conjunction with Global War Studies Organisers: Dr Karine … Continue reading

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‘Laboratory of Liberation’: Lessons for France from the Liberation of Corsica

  Liberation of Corsica in 1943 provided important lessons for mainland France Corsica provided warnings of what might happen if Communists took charge Corsican experience showed allies the capabilities and limitations of the Resistance On the eve of the 70th … Continue reading

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A Battle to Remain French: Occupation, Resistance and Liberation in Corsica in the Second World War

70th anniversary of the liberation of Corsica Against threats from Fascist Italy, war became a battle for Corsica to remain French When war erupted in 1939, Corsicans mobilised against what many considered to be their ‘hereditary enemy’. Unlike most of … Continue reading

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