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...
Before 4th August 1914, the Allied armies had not managed to gain any victories over the vicious German troops. However, on 6th September, everything changed and hope was restored once again with the Battle of the Marne. Thanks to the many mistakes of the German troops, particularly Joseph Joffre, the Allies were able to deal a heavy blow to the Germans and the conflict was henceforth reduced to the non-moving trench warfare that lasted until the end of the conflict in 1918.
This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding more about the Battle of the Marne, providing you with the essential information and saving time.
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. Understand the political and social context leading up to the First World War and how this resulted in the created of alliances and the eruption of the conflict
. Identify the main commanders and leaders that commanded the belligerents on both sides and the decisions they made
. Analyze the outcome of the battle and how this had an impact of the rest of the war and its overall outcome
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