For Their Own Good : Civilian Evacuations in Germany and France, 1939-1945
By: Torrie, Julia S.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2010Description: 1 online resource (279 p.).ISBN: 9781845458164.Subject(s): Bombing, Aerial -- Social aspects -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations | World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- France | World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- GermanyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: For Their Own Good : Civilian Evacuations in Germany and France, 1939-1945DDC classification: 940.53/16 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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""For Their Own Good""; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Preparing for Air War; Chapter 2: Order or Chaos?; Chapter 3: Organizing Evacuations; Chapter 4: Our Stay Gives Us No Pleasure; Chapter 5: If Only Family Unity Can Be Maintained; Chapter 6: On the Basis of Selection; Chapter 7: Responding to Chaos; Chapter 8: Evacuation's Aftermath; Notes; Note on Sources; Bibliography; Index
The early twentieth-century advent of aerial bombing made successful evacuations essential to any war effort, but ordinary people resented them deeply. Based on extensive archival research in Germany and France, this is the first broad, comparative study of civilian evacuations in Germany and France during World War II. The evidence uncovered exposes the complexities of an assumed monolithic and all-powerful Nazi state by showing that citizens' objections to evacuations, which were rooted in family concerns, forced changes in policy. Drawing attention to the interaction between the Germans and
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