Bertram M. Gordon

Professor of History
Bertram Gordon is Professor of European History at Mills College. He is the author of Collaborationism in France during the Second World War and The Historical Dictionary of World War II France.

War Tourism
Second World War France from Defeat and Occupation to the Creation of Heritage
Bertram M. Gordon
As German troops entered Paris following their victory in June 1940, the American journalist William L. Shirer observed that they carried cameras and behaved as "naïve tourists." One of the first things Hitler did after his victory was to tour occupied Paris, where he was famously photographed in front of the Eiffel Tower.Focusing on tourism by...

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