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clandestine publishing made it impossible for resistance movements to consider publishing for children, the BBC French Service in London broadcast to children in France from summer 1941. ‘Fifteen Minutes for French Children’ (Le Quart d’Heure des Petits Enfants de France) was largely written by the Gaullist journalist Yves Morvan (known as Jean Marin) and by Miriam Cendrars (daughter of the writer Blaise Cendrars), who also worked with Georges Boris v 184 v Explaining bombing to children at de Gaulle’s headquarters, Carlton Gardens. So while the Free French and the BBC

in French children under the Allied bombs, 1940–45
Lindsey Dodd

-drawn flyers, but more coherent when coming from resistance movements with clandestine newspapers. Bombing France, however, was not a major theme of internal resistance propaganda. It featured more prominently in propaganda reaching France from abroad. This too came from several sources. Perhaps 676 million leaflets were dropped on France by the Allies during the war, peaking in the last third of 1943.27 The other important medium was radio, dominated by the BBC. The French Section of the BBC was independent of de Gaulle, although the Free French had their own five

in French children under the Allied bombs, 1940–45
Lindsey Dodd

parachutists on the other. The latter were cruel fanatics (Madame Jean-Bart termed them ‘murderers’), the former, ordinary men. Some parents had German acquaintances with whom they listened to BBC broadcasts. Jean Denhez in Aulnoye spoke of ‘good family men’ who gave him sweets. With this conditional friendliness towards particular men, the knowledge that Allied bombers passed overhead to bomb Germany aroused mixed emotions. While Bernard Leclercq said, ‘we were pleased to see them fly over’, other children received attention from German soldiers that developed their

in French children under the Allied bombs, 1940–45
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A conclusion
Lindsey Dodd

the BBC before the bombing of the marshalling yard at La Chapelle in Paris: ‘La chapelle au clair de lune’ (‘the chapel by moonlight’). Had local resistance groups known, he wondered? Could they  – and shouldn’t they  – have alerted civilians? Others questioned Allied tactics and war more generally. Cécile Bramé angrily asked ‘Why, why, why are there still wars?’ and Serge Aubrée despaired: humans had learnt nothing. ‘I am outraged that even now’, he said, when the full horrors of the Second World War are so well-known, ‘peace, where can it be found?’ While the

in French children under the Allied bombs, 1940–45
Propaganda and subversion, 1945–48
Daniel W. B. Lomas

‘tactics’. 13 Following a discussion in the Russia Committee, Ivone Kirkpatrick, Assistant Under-Secretary at the Foreign Office, was asked to draw up plans for a propaganda counter-offensive. Kirkpatrick had experience of wartime information work and had been made controller of the European services of the BBC in October 1941, later being appointed to the Allied Control Mission for Germany in September 1944

in Intelligence, security and the Attlee governments, 1945–51
Emma Leonard Boyle

the Somalia conflict due to threats from al Shabaab, as the role of regional leader who is tough on terrorism is not one that Museveni will want to relinquish. Notes 1 BBC News , ‘Yoweri Museveni: Uganda's president profiled,’ BBC News , 17 February 2016, available at: www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-12421747 (accessed 9 March 2017). 2 Kasaija Phillip Apuuli, ‘Regional integration: A political federation of the East African countries?’ African Journal of International Affairs 7:1–2 (2004): 21–34. 3 Nick Young, ‘Uganda: A pawn in

in Non-Western responses to terrorism
Security aid, impunity and Muslim alienation
Jeremy Prestholdt

,’ Guardian , 22 September 2013, available at: www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/22/nairobi-attack-kenya-president-nephew (accessed 28 April 2016); BBC News , ‘Nairobi Westgate attack: The victims,’ BBC News , 26 September 2013, available at: www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-24195845 (accessed 8 May 2016). 2 Tristan McConnell, ‘“Close your eyes and pretend to be dead”: What really happened two years ago in the bloody attack on Westgate Mall,’ Foreign Policy , 20 September 2015, available at: http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/09/20/nairobi

in Non-Western responses to terrorism
Daniel W. B. Lomas

the ‘few left-wing dons brave enough to resist the communistled “unity” campaign’. 111 In wartime he had been involved in BBC broadcasts to Germany, and was seconded to the wartime Psychological Warfare Division. 112 The broad outlines of Gordon Walker’s proposed campaign were set out in a paper entitled ‘Imperial Propaganda’. Recently, the Soviets had succeeded in their colonial propaganda with, he

in Intelligence, security and the Attlee governments, 1945–51
Jannika Brostrom

). 25 BBC News, ‘World: Europe Kosovo peace plan agreed’ (4 June 1999), available at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/359803.stm (accessed 23 March 2014). 26 J. Dunne, ‘Crimes Against Humanity in East Timor, January to October 1999: Their Nature and Causes’, UN-commissioned Report, 14 February 2001

in Violence and the state
Samantha Newbery

Macmillan, 2009 ), p. 123. 53 University of Westminster and King’s College London, Francis McGuigan, ‘Witness seminar – Internment in Northern Ireland: Forty years on’, 25 July 2011. 54 BBC Radio Ulster , ‘Inside the torture

in Interrogation, intelligence and security