Conditions and Politics in Occupied Western Europe, 1940-1945

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Overview

This collection offers those investigating conditions in Europe during World War II a unique source of invaluable information collected from papers received in the foreign office. Documented are German attempts to win over important groups in occupied countries; the reaction to, and effect of, the German occupation; the propaganda struggle; the creation of the first resistance units; and repercussions of events such as the German invasion of Russia.

The collection includes detailed information, indexed by year and country, regarding Belgium, France, Norway, Italy, Denmark, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the Vatican, Portugal and Luxembourg, as well as general files regarding Europe as a whole.

Part One: 1940 (Belgium, France, Norway, Sweden, Spain)
12 reels

Part Two: 1941 (Belgium, Coordination Files, Denmark, France, General Files, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Vatican)
27 reels

Part Three: 1942 (Belgium, Coordination Files, Denmark, France, General Files, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican)
24 reels

Part Four: 1943 (Belgium, Coordination Files, Denmark, France, General Files, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican)
32 reels

Part Five, A: 1944, Section A (Belgium and Luxembourg, Denmark, Economic and Reconstruction Files, France and General Files)
28 reels

Part Five, B: 1944, Section B (Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican)
20 reels

Part Six, A: 1945, Section A (Belgium, Denmark, European General Files, France)
20 reels

Part Six, B: 1945, Section B (Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican)
21 reels

Complete Collection: 184 reels

Reviews

"The scope of the collection is vast, and it is difficult to describe its contents briefly without doing an injustice either to the quantity or the quality of the material in it." -- Professor Roy A. Austensen, Illinois State University

— Roy A. Austensen, Professor