Catel et Bocquet retracent le destin de la fascinante Joséphine Baker dans un magnifique roman (bio)graphique tout en noir et blanc. En 500 pages, les auteurs nous dévoilent toutes les facettes de cette femme emplie de convictions : muse de nombreux artistes, militante contre la ségrégation raciale, agent du contre-espionnage de la France Libre, mère adoptive d’une douzaine d’enfants venus d’horizons divers… elle était décidément bien plus qu’une danseuse de cabaret affublée d’une ceinture de bananes...
On 23rd August 1942, the German army truly believed in its own superiority and had no idea of the fate that awaited them in Stalingrad. However, faced with the unwavering resistance of the Red Army during their attempted siege, this confidence quickly began to fade away. The Germans were eventually driven out of Stalingrad thanks to the unforgiving Rattenkrieg tactics of the Russian troops.
This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding more about the Battle of Stalingrad, providing you with the essential information and saving time.
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. Understand the political and social context leading up to the battle and why Germany decided to launch an attack on the USSR
. Identify the main commanders and leaders who directed both sides of the conflict
. Analyze the outcome of the battle and how it marked a turning point of WWII and prompted the downfall of the German army
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