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The Struggle for Cooperation: Liberated France and the American Military, 1944--1946

Robert L. Fuller

Abstract

In August 1944 American troops entered Paris and pushed to liberate France. The French endured hardships and suffering to achieve liberation, and after the violence had passed, they were subjected to privations, requisitions, shortages, cold homes, and curbs on their sovereignty. Living with the American presence posed challenges for the French, and while the two countries did not always see eye to eye on issues of common concern, these issues offered possibilities to work together; accord and cooperation often won out. In The Struggle for Cooperation: Liberated France and the American Militar ... More

Keywords: France, US Army, Second World War, cooperation, liberation, public opinion, black markets, POWs

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780813176628
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813176628.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert L. Fuller, author