Paris in May 1968 exploded! Then, almost a revolution/ civil war... 11 million French workers went on strike.
Restoring France to what he saw as its former glory became an obsession.
When Churchill and de Gaulle agreed they were like starry-eyed lovers. When they were not, it was daggers drawn.
Discover the revisionist history of French's failed attempt at defending Paris during World War II.
A visit to Les Crottes prompts thought on the nature of reconciliation after the horrors of war
This week we celebrate the anniversary of the Liberation of Paris in August 1944. What have we learned in the 75 years since the Nazis were driven out of France?
The 75th anniversary of D-Day: The beautiful coastline of Devon is packed with tourists every summer holiday season. In the spring of 1944 it was invaded by 30,000 American soldiers.
Guest Post: The French resistance comprised ordinary people doing extraordinary things, including two courageous young women, Maryse and Monette.
‘Parisians’ is an atmospheric, chronological gem of a book. Read the review here!
Join us as we discuss French feminism over the years, from first-wave suffrage to the gender pay gap.