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...
At 7:15am on 21st February 1916, Erich Falkenhayn launched an assault on Verdun. His goal was simple: to bleed the French army dry and end war of attrition. This conflict lasted nearly ten months, engaging the Germans and the French in one of the most inhumane battles in history.
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. Identify the key players in the First World War and which countries made up the Triple Alliance and the Triple Entente
. Understand the events that led to the battle and how they contributed to the eruption of such violence
. Analyze the outcome of the battle, the lives lost and the struggle to recover
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