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Churchill's school for saboteurs : Station 17

Author: Bernard O'Connor
Publisher: Stroud : Amberley, ©2013 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Following the outbreak of the Second World War, Guy Burgess, an officer in Britain's Secret Intelligence Service, convinced his superiors that a special school be opened to teach sabotage. Although his suggestion that it be called 'Guy Fawkes' School' was turned down, Brickendonbury Manor, near Hertford, was chosen and named 'Station XVII'. Kim Philby, Guy's friend from his Cambridge days, was given the task of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard O'Connor
ISBN: 9781445611549 1445611546 9781445642277 1445642271
OCLC Number: 859384207
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Bernard O'Connor.

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The secret life of Brickendonbury Manor & the WW2 assassins & saboteurs who set occupied Europe alight.  Read more...

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