By Maryse Rouy
Maryse Rouy sait comme nul autre montrer de quelle façon, dans un will pay en guerre, les désirs intimes et les événements historiques s'entrechoquent, bousculant l. a. vie quotidienne, les manières d'agir, de penser ou de rêver. Ce troisième tome, qui nous fait découvrir un point peu connu de los angeles participation des Québécois à los angeles Seconde Guerre mondiale, émeut profondément et l'intrigue policière qu'il renferme ne cesse de tenir en haleine.
Alors qu'il avait servi jusque-là dans l'aviation canadienne, Jacques est recruté, au début de l'année 1944, par le distinctive operation government. Formés par l'armée anglaise, ces brokers spéciaux vont prêter main-forte aux résistants des can pay européens occupés par l'Allemagne. C'est ainsi que Jacques, quelques jours avant le débarquement, est parachuté dans un village du sud de l. a. France avec une cargaison d'armes dont il doit enseigner le maniement à un groupe de maquisards. Alors qu'il aurait dû repartir aussitôt après avoir rempli cette project, un concours de circonstances l'en empêche et l'oblige à s'intégrer à los angeles vie de ce village bouleversé par une enquête policière. Jacques fait l. a. connaissance d'une jeune femme dont il s'éprend au element de faire avec elle des projets d'avenir…
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SiegHeil shouts storm across the square, many thousands of arms are raised in the German salute... ,39 In the room of the Neue Hofburg—the palace Emperor Franz Josef had begun building in 1887 and completed in 1913—behind the balcony overlooking the square, the announcer asked Hitler how he should present Seyss-Inquart, who was to introduce the Fiihrer. " Seyss was properly obsequious: My Fiihrer. As the last highest agent of the federal state of Austria I report to the Fiihrer and Reich Chancellor the completion of the lawful decree according to the will of the German people and of its Fiihrer.
Jews were made to do calisthenics until the older ones dropped. The Schadenfreude was palpable in faces twisted into masks of hate and in the body language of contempt. Finally, at last, the Jews were getting what they deserved. Jewish stores were broken into and robbed while the police stood benignly to one side. Apparel and delicatessen shops were preferred targets of opportunity for the largely adolescent mobs. The SS "secured" the synagogue in Seittenstettengasse in the inner city. It would be the only one to survive the rampage of Kristallnacht eight months later.
To review a massive military parade that featured tanks, mobile artillery, truckloads of troops, marching infantry, and 400 planes flying overhead. Despite this panoply of power Hitler reportedly was furious at the performance of his armies, and it was a signal of his displeasure that he left Vienna soon after the parade was over. M. He had spent barely twenty-four hours in Vienna, and only seventy-two hours had passed since his car had crossed into Austria on Saturday afternoon. 41 What vain hopes they would prove.