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D-Day girls : the untold story of the female spies who helped win World War Two

Author: Sarah Rose
Publisher: New York : Crown, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The dramatic, inspiring story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis, shore up the Resistance, and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Odette; Andrée Borrel; Lise de Baissac; Odette
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Rose
ISBN: 9780451495082 045149508X
OCLC Number: 1097459529
Description: 384 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1. God help us --
Ungentlemanly warfare --
A first class agent --
The queen of the organization --
Merde alors! --
To the very last man --
Part 2. 1000 dangers --
The dark years --
Alone in the world --
Robert est arrivé --
The Paris of the Sahara --
Our possibilities --
The demolition must never fail --
An obstinate woman --
An endless Calvary --
The swap --
The dog sneezed on the curtains --
Hunted --
When the hour of action strikes --
Part 3. Kisses --
A patriotic profession --
A little braver --
The sighing begins --
Death on one side, life on the other --
Your mind goes on thinking --
Epilogue: a useful life.
Other Titles: D-Day girls, the untold story of the female spies who helped win WWII
Untold story of the female spies who helped win World War Two
Responsibility: by Sarah Rose.

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"The dramatic, inspiring story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis, shore up the Resistance, and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II."--Provided by publisher.

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