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83 Noguères had himself been a local Resistance leader of Socialist sympathies. His books, written in conjunction with another former resister, the Communist Marcel Degliame-Fouché, provided a month-by-month account of the Resistance, built out of the testimonies of leading resisters. The result is an informative chronicle, not an interpretative history. Indeed on the vexed question of Communist participation in the Resistance, the first two volumes appeared with a dissenting appendix by a third contributor, Jean-Louis Vigier, who left the project after this point.
20 Resistance in Society Diversification and Radicalization The Disintegration of Vichy The Maquis The Peasantry and the Resistance Women in the Resistance Foreigners in the Resistance Recruiting the Professions: Communists and Writers Bringing in the Workers: National Insurrection 21 Remaking France Vichy and the Resistance: Shared Values Pétaino-Resisters: An Abortive Third Way The New Elite Making Plans Building a Clandestine State Part V Liberation and After Introduction 22 Towards Liberation: January to June 1944 The Milice State: Darnand and Henriot Glières: ‘Defeat of arms, victory of souls’ Springtime of Fear April 1944: Pétain in Paris The Communists What Kind of Insurrection?
82 Presenting a view of the Resistance from France not London, they were acerbic about de Gaulle’s historical annexation of the Resistance. 83 Noguères had himself been a local Resistance leader of Socialist sympathies. His books, written in conjunction with another former resister, the Communist Marcel Degliame-Fouché, provided a month-by-month account of the Resistance, built out of the testimonies of leading resisters. The result is an informative chronicle, not an interpretative history. Indeed on the vexed question of Communist participation in the Resistance, the first two volumes appeared with a dissenting appendix by a third contributor, Jean-Louis Vigier, who left the project after this point.