By Danielle Steel
Regardless of rumors of drawing close conflict, the majestic send Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France. Aboard is gorgeous, American-born Liane De Villiers, dedicated to her much-older husband, the French ambassador to the USA, and her daughters. She meets Nick Burnham, an American metal mogul, a type guy trapped in a loveless marriage. Their ardour continues to be unacknowledged. but if the outbreak of worldwide conflict II forces Liane to escape Paris, she and Nick meet again—and pledge a love that could not be denied.
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On 1 June 1940. Another photograph of Hitler as he dismounts from his Mercedes in Kauwekijnstraat. As the entourage look on Hitler takes the first step towards the Menin Gate. A dark day for the allies, Hitler and Jodl outside the Menin Gate. The monument was erected to the British soldiers with no known grave who fell in defence of Ypres. The figure with his back to the camera is General Jodl. The battle damaged scroll of honour to the British dead can be seen behind his right shoulder. Hitler emerging from the Menin Gate, the battle damage suffered by town can be observed in the buildings behind him.
Hitler emerging from the Menin Gate, the battle damage suffered by town can be observed in the buildings behind him. With the main sightseeing stop over the column heads on towards Langemark Cemetary.
The six-wheeled Mercedes type 770G-4 W31 was the vehicle favoured by Hitler, a fleet of these cars was placed at his disposal for the surprise visit to Flanders on 1 June 1940. In this photograph, the column can be seen approaching the Brussels Palace of Justice. A route was swiftly cleared through the bomb damaged towns of Flanders. Senior General von Küchler of Army Group B makes a situation report to Hitler. Keitel (centre) and Hitler have food for thought following Küchler’s report. Hitler captured in light mood at lunchtime on 1 June in a wooded park near Melle some 10 km south east of Ghent.