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The women who lived for danger : the agents of the Special Operations Executive

Author: Marcus Binney
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Considers the contributions of World War II female secret agents, noting their experiences as undercover anti-Nazi operatives, weapons specialists, and prisoners of war, profiling ten courageous women from all walks of life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Binney
ISBN: 0060540877 9780060540876
OCLC Number: 52819753
Notes: Earlier ed. published: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2002.
Description: xv, 380 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Recruitment and training --
An agent's life --
Christina Granville --
Virginia Hall --
Lise de Baissac --
Noor Inayat Khan --
Pearl Witherington --
Paddy O'Sullivan --
Violette Szabo --
Marguerite "Peggy" Knight --
Paola Del Din --
Alix d'Unienville.
Responsibility: Marcus Binney.
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Considers the contributions of World War II female secret agents, noting their experiences as undercover anti-Nazi operatives, weapons specialists, and prisoners of war, profiling ten courageous women from all walks of life.

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