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Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris - Alex Kershaw

intensely fascinating at this point--with Sumner and Toquette agreeing to allow their house on Avenue de Foch become a nexus point for the French Resistance. the whole situation is incredibly tense, even a bit ridiculous, because Avenue de Foch had been turned into "Avenue de Gestapo", seething with Gestapo presence, the Gestapo Headquarters In Paris, homes requisitioned for use by Gestapo high-ups, and Nazis running marches and drills up and down the Avenue...right while an American couple (and even their son, sneaking around with chalk to vandalize swastikas with "V For Victory" graffiti!) commits to helping the very Resistance networks that all their new Gestapo neighbors are more and more intent on finding, torturing, and crushing. it's hard to believe a situation like this could exist--spies living on the same street as an army of their sworn enemies...and of course I fear for the family.