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SOE in the low countries

Author: M R D Foot
Publisher: London : St Ermin's, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The performance of SOE's Belgian and Dutch sections has always been considered controversial because of the notorious "Englandspiel" run by the Germans which effectively took control of the resistance in Holland. To produce this account, the author had access to newly opened official records.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M R D Foot
ISBN: 190360804X 9781903608043
OCLC Number: 47868506
Description: xviii, 553 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: I Introduction --
II Dutch Catastrophes 1940-2 --
III Dutch Catastrophes 1942-4 --
IV Dutch Recovery 1943-4 --
V Belgian Disasters 1940-2 --
VI Belgian Recovery 1942-4 --
VI Luxembourg 1940-5 --
VIII 'Overlord' and 'Market Garden' 1944 --
IX Follow-through and Aftermath 1944-5 --
APPENDICES --
1 Chronology --
2 Partisan Leaders Handbook --
3 Action Agents Sent to Holland --
4 Action Agents Sent to Belgium --
5 German Directive for Interrogation of Captured Agents --
6 Notes on Attacks on Armour --
7 Sources --
Index.
Responsibility: M.R.D. Foot.
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