Photocopies of French and German government documents, relating to internment camps in Vichy France during World War II, and to deportation of Jews and others from Vichy France to German concentration camps. Includes some correspondence and writings of K. W. Schaechter.
Writings, notes, correspondence, and printed matter, relating to twentieth-century political and social thought, especially with reference to philosophy of history, political ideology and social structure, and especially with reference to France and Europe. Includes hard photocopies of a few items.
Reports, orders, letters, writings, printed matter, and audiovisual material, relating to Jedburgh operations carried out by the Office of Strategic Services in 1944, involving parachuting operatives behind German lines in the Netherlands, Belgium and France to effect liaison with local resistance forces. Includes copies of official records of the operations, and subsequent recollections of veterans of the operations.
Memoirs, relating to political conditions in France from World War I through World War II, including especially developments in the French socialist movement, the growth of a French fascist movement, and the policies of the Vichy regime; and diaries, 1939-1945, relating to politics in France during World War II. Abridged version of memoirs published under the title Mémoires politiques (Paris, 1989).
Relates to the nature of the Soviet regime under Iosif Stalin, the ideological conflict between Stalinism and Trotskyism, and its impact on left-wing politics in France and elsewhere, especially in the years 1936-1938.
Relates to activities of the Parti communiste français and of the Confédération générale du travail unitaire, and especially to their relationships to the Communist International and the Red International of Labor Unions, from 1920 to 1934.
Reports, memoranda, communiqués, and clippings, relating to the formation of the Romanian Communist Party, socialist and communist activities in Romania, and activities of Romanian socialists and communists in France.
Relates to French nuclear weapons and their impact on international arms control negotiations. Includes interviews with Foreign Minister Claude Cheysson of France and Henry A. Kissinger. Produced by the Press and Information Service of the French Embassy in the United States for American audiences.
Letters, press releases, speeches, and writings, relating to Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Forces, in England and France during World War II, and especially to the Allied invasion of Normandy.