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Women of the resistance : eight who defied the Third Reich

Author: Marc Vargo
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Women took part in perilous resistance missions during World War II alongside a much larger number of male resistance agents. This book presents the lives of eight women who, at profound risk to themselves, chose to challenge the Third Reich, hailing from diverse regions of the world"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Vargo
ISBN: 9780786465798 0786465794
OCLC Number: 794708257
Description: vii, 228 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Vera Atkins and the Special Operations Executive --
Sophie Scholl and the White Rose Movement --
Monica Wichfeld and the Danish Resistance --
Noor Inayat Khan and the Wireless Network of Paris --
Yukiko Sugihara and the Escape of the Polish Jews --
Virginia Hall and the Vichy Underground --
Hannah Senesh and the Palestinian Commandos --
Christine Granville and the Polish/French Resistance.
Responsibility: Marc E. Vargo.

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"Women took part in perilous resistance missions during World War II alongside a much larger number of male resistance agents. This book presents the lives of eight women who, at profound risk to themselves, chose to challenge the Third Reich, hailing from diverse regions of the world"--Provided by publisher.

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