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...
It was at dawn on 6th June 1944, at 6:00am, that the Normandy Landings of World War II took place. The Allied soldiers landed on the beach of Normandy and set out to seize strategic points in order to finally gain a victory over the Germans. The stakes were high: the operation dealt a fatal blow to the Third Reich and led to the ultimate Liberation of the occupied territories.
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