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The Grand Prix saboteurs : the Grand Prix drivers who became British secret agents during World War II

Author: Joe Saward
Publisher: London, UK : Morienval Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Bond meets Michael Schumacher The idea of racing drivers working as secret agents is at best far-fetched but The Grand Prix Saboteurs tells the amazing TRUE story of how three top Grand Prix drivers from the 1920s and 1930s worked for a clandestine British secret service in occupied France, during World War II. The product of 18 years of research, The Grand Prix Saboteurs tells a story that remained top secret  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Denise Bloch; Andree Borrel; Maurice Buckmaster; Willy Grover; Virginia Hall; Noor Inayat Princess Khan; Francis Suttill; Violette Szabo; Jean-Pierre Wimille
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Saward
ISBN: 9780955486807 0955486807
OCLC Number: 122313947
Description: 363 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Joe Saward.

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James Bond meets Michael Schumacher The idea of racing drivers working as secret agents is at best far-fetched but The Grand Prix Saboteurs tells the amazing TRUE story of how three top Grand Prix drivers from the 1920s and 1930s worked for a clandestine British secret service in occupied France, during World War II. The product of 18 years of research, The Grand Prix Saboteurs tells a story that remained top secret until the British Government finally agreed to release them in 2003. The book dazzles with swashbuckling escapes, shocking betrayals and a story you will never forget.

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