Correspondence with Comite D`Historie De La 2e Guerre Mondiale - Michel, Henri

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  • Reference
      GB 1556 3000/9/1/287
  • Dates of Creation
      13/03/1952 - 19/02/1963
  • Language of Material
      French English
  • Physical Description
      46 items

Scope and Content

Reflecting the professional collaboration between the correspondents, the letters deal with various work related issues including among others the preparation of an international conference on the Second World War and the Library’s attendance; the film Nuit et brouillard (Night and Fog), the first post-war documentary about the concentration and extermination camps; the purchase of the Wiener Library’s Bulletin, and some articles Michel published in it. Contained is a circular about the Comite’s work in the last years.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr. Henri Michel (1907-1986) was a French historian. A resistance fighter in the period of the German occupation, he was later a co-founder of the Comité d'histoire de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, a research institute for the history of the Second World War.

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