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The Hunt for Nazi Spies : Fighting Espionage in Vichy France

By: Kitson, Simon.
Contributor(s): Tihanyi, Catherine.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (241 p.).ISBN: 9780226438955.Subject(s): Espionage, German -- France -- History -- 20th century | France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 | Spies -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1939-1945 -- Collaborationists -- France | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- France | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- GermanyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Hunt for Nazi Spies : Fighting Espionage in Vichy FranceDDC classification: 940.5486 LOC classification: D802Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Preface to the English Language Edition -- Acknowledgments -- Glossary and Abbreviations -- Chronology of World War II France -- Introduction -- 1 Organizing German Espionage -- 2 Becoming a Spy -- 3 The Structures of French Counterespionage -- 4 Secret Service Ambiguities -- 5 Everyday Counterespionage -- 6 The Fate of the Spies -- 7 Understanding Vichy's Policy -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary: From 1940 to 1942, French secret agents arrested more than two thousand spies working for the Germans and executed several dozen of them-all despite the Vichy government's declared collaboration with the Third Reich. A previously untold chapter in the history of World War II, this duplicitous activity is the gripping subject of The Hunt for Nazi Spies, a tautly narrated chronicle of the Vichy regime's attempts to maintain sovereignty while supporting its Nazi occupiers. Simon Kitson informs this remarkable story with findings from his investigation-the first by any historian-of thousands of Vi
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Contents -- Preface to the English Language Edition -- Acknowledgments -- Glossary and Abbreviations -- Chronology of World War II France -- Introduction -- 1 Organizing German Espionage -- 2 Becoming a Spy -- 3 The Structures of French Counterespionage -- 4 Secret Service Ambiguities -- 5 Everyday Counterespionage -- 6 The Fate of the Spies -- 7 Understanding Vichy's Policy -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index

From 1940 to 1942, French secret agents arrested more than two thousand spies working for the Germans and executed several dozen of them-all despite the Vichy government's declared collaboration with the Third Reich. A previously untold chapter in the history of World War II, this duplicitous activity is the gripping subject of The Hunt for Nazi Spies, a tautly narrated chronicle of the Vichy regime's attempts to maintain sovereignty while supporting its Nazi occupiers. Simon Kitson informs this remarkable story with findings from his investigation-the first by any historian-of thousands of Vi

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