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Liberation

 

two bourgeois organizations of the French Resistance in World War II that operated during the occupation of France by Nazi Germany. The organizations were known as Liberation Nord in the north of France and as Liberation Sud in the south. Beginning in 1943 the two were represented in the Council of National Resistance. The organizations published a newspaper, Liberation.

REFERENCES

Koloskov, I. A., and N. G. Tsyrul’nikov. Narod Frantsii v bor’be protiv fashizma. Moscow, 1960.
Le Parti communiste français dans la Resistance. Paris, 1967.
Noguères, H. Histoire de la Résistance en France. Paris, 1967.
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It was so short that when young Powell joined the Ferndale by a memorable stroke of chance, no more than seven months had elapsed since the--let us say the liberation of the convict de Barral and his avatar into Mr.
Rebecca received their congratulations with perfect modesty; ordered a bottle of sherry and a bread cake to the little dingy lodgings where she dwelt, while conducting the business, to treat the enemy's lawyers: shook hands with them at parting, in excellent good humour, and returned straightway to the Continent, to rejoin her husband and son and acquaint the former with the glad news of his entire liberation.
It had suddenly occurred to Cassy to make use of the superstitious excitability, which was so great in Legree, for the purpose of her liberation, and that of her fellow-sufferer.
beaucoup moins que] Les modalites de ces liberations seront convenues entre les deux parties et la mediation tchadienne [beaucoup plus grand que], conclut la diplomatie tchadienne sans donner plus de precisions.
It threatens to turn feminism upside down, transforming it from a liberation movement into one that caters to a libertine sensibility pursuing simply the cause of liberty--the ability to do as one wishes.