I read the above book over the Christmas period by Caroline Moorehead. I could not put the book down as it was an account of women mainly Communist women who initially fought against the Nazi’s and the filthy French traitors who helped the Germans during that country’s terrible occupation in 1939.
The book reminded me of books I had read over 20 years ago which dealt with the Holocaust. The book is also an inspiration to those off us that fight daily against the disgusting politics than keep our people in Poverty.
The book raises the sickening,cruel and barbaric nature of the Nazi’s and a stark reminder if one was needed what can happen when fascism takes control and also the major role by multinational companies in using human beings for experiments for example IG Farben, Siemens and many others.
For me as a member of the Communist Party it was in a strange way inspirational and a harsh lesson how the Major Powers after the 2nd world War wanted to bury the past and above all the heroic role of the Red Army in liberating so many people throughout Europe.
There is a lot to be learnt from reading this book and should be more widely available, but as usual when that proud word Communist is used books shops tend to shy.
You can obtain a copy from the best book in Dublin Connolly Books, Essex Street, Dublin
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