Django, Jazz and the Nazis in Paris

John D. Pelzer shows the connections between jazz, youth and the German Occupation.

Django Reinhardt photographed in 1946 (Library of Congress)

In his classic novel of the Second World War From Here to Eternity, James Jones sought to convey the music of Belgian-born gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, whose rhythms and melodies had a profound impact upon Europe's pre-World War music scene:

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