On June 3, the Germans bomb Paris and the suburbs. Over 250 people are killed.
On June 4, 338,000 British troops as well as some French soldiers were evacuated at Dunkirk. There is much distrust and miscommunication between the French and British leaders.
On June 14, Nazis march into Paris. On June 21, France accepts German armistice terms, which establishes the Vichy Government under Marshal Petain.
At the Library, Odile is worried for her brother Rémy. In newspapers, war communiques give the impression that the Allies are winning the war.
On June 12, the Library staff prepares to travels by car to Angoulême, except for Miss Reeder, who remains at the Library. Evangeline Turnbull and her daughter Olivia decide to return to Canada from Angoulême. As Canadian citizens, and thus British subjects, they risk being arrested as alien enemies.
The ALP staff returns to Paris.