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Women heroes of World War II : 26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue

Author: Kathryn J Atwood
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review, 2013.
Series: Women of action (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These twenty-six suspense-filled stories unfold from across Germany, Poland, Great Britain, the United States, and more, providing an inspiring reminder of women and girls' refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn J Atwood
ISBN: 1613745230 9781613745236
OCLC Number: 818318395
Description: 266 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Sophie Scholl : the White Rose --
Maria von Maltzan : the countess who hid Jews --
Irene Gut : "only a young girl" --
Irena Sendler : life in a jar --
Stefania Podgorska : the teen who hid thirteen --
Marie-Madeleine Fourcade : "only a woman" --
Andrée Virot : Agent Rose --
Josephine Baker : spy singer --
Magda Trocmé : wife, mother, teacher, rescuer --
Diet Eman : courier for the Dutch resistance --
Hannie Schaft : the symbol of the resistance --
Johtje Vos : a group effort --
Corrie ten Boom : watchmaker, rescuer, reconciler --
Andrée de Jongh : the comet line --
Hortense Daman : partisan courier --
Fernande Keufgens : the teen with the bold voice --
Monica Wichfeld : heroine of the Danish resistance --
Ebba Lund : the girl with the red cap --
Noor Inayat Khan : royal spy --
Nancy Wake : the white mouse --
Pearl Witherington : the courier who became a leader --
Virginia Hall : the greatest American spy --
Muriel Phillips : U.S. Army nurse --
Marlene Dietrich : "the only important thing" --
Maria Gulovich : Slovak for the OSS --
Martha Gellhorn : war correspondent.
Series Title: Women of action (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: Kathryn J. Atwood.

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These twenty-six suspense-filled stories unfold from across Germany, Poland, Great Britain, the United States, and more, providing an inspiring reminder of women and girls' refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout history.

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