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Foreign fields : the story of an SOE operative

Author: Peter Wilkinson
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris Publishers, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The undercover campaign of the Special Operations Executive in the Balkans during World War II was of great significance to the Allies. This insider's description of the SOE's foundation and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilkinson, Peter, 1914-
Foreign fields.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris Publishers, 2002
(DLC) 2002284148
(OCoLC)50868324
Named Person: Peter Wilkinson; Peter Wilkinson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Wilkinson
ISBN: 1417518650 9781417518654
OCLC Number: 55767615
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 253 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Early years; school; holidays with my aunts; holidays with my parents; Cambridge; regimental life, 1935-37; Czechoslovakia, 1938-39; summer interlude, 1939; Poland, 1939; France, 1940; auxiliary units; the special operations executive (SOE), 1940-41; Crete, 1941; Polish frustrations, Heydrich's assassination and the formation of the Jedburgh parties; the "Muddle East", 1943; a safe landing, December 1943; Tito approves; the journey North, Christmas 1943; the journey North - the third stage; a short walk in the Third Reich; the submarine fiasco; the long march south; return to base; summer 1944 - "Reculer pour mieux sauter"; Alfgar and Charles; the Drau crossing; the end of Clowder; no.6 Special Force; my marriage; the last round-up; Austria - the end of the road.
Responsibility: Peter Wilkinson.

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