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childhood survivors, and in family and local memory, he rightly notes
that its victims have been ‘largely ignored’ at a national level. This stands
in stark contrast to the British experience of the Blitz, which acts as a
lieu de mémoire and the backbone of national identity emerging from
the Second World War. In France, five times more people were killed
by bombing than were shot in German reprisals for acts of resistance,
yet les fusilés are commemorated in plaques and statues across France.
Resistance and collaboration have dominated versions of ‘the dark