From 1940 to 1944, German soldiers not only fought in and ruled
over France, but also lived their lives there. While the combat
experiences of German soldiers are relatively well-documented, as
are the everyday lives of the occupied French population, we know
much less about occupiers' daily activities beyond combat,
especially when it comes to men who were not top-level
administrators. Using letters, photographs, and tour guides,
alongside official... more...