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 22nd September 1980, Saddam Hussein attacked the Shatt al-Arab and proclaimed dominance over the territory. This pivotal event launched the two countries into a slow and unmoving war. After eight years of hostilities that included the controversial use of chemical weapons, the war finally came to an end, with neither camp gaining anything and both paying the price of a devastating number of casualties.
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