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The heroines of SOE : Britain's secret women in France F section

Author: Beryl E Escott
Publisher: Gloucestershire : The History Press, 2010. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here, for the first time is the extraordinary account of all forty SOE 'F' women agents. It is a story that deserves to be read by everyone.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Escott, Beryl.
Heroines of SOE.
New York : The History Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beryl E Escott
ISBN: 9780752462455 0752462458
OCLC Number: 893683302
Description: 1 online resource (236 pages) : portraits
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Table of Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1 : BEGINNINGS; 2 : VIRGINIA HALL; 3 : YVONNE RUDELLAT; 4 : BLANCHE CHARLET; 5 : ANDRÉE BORREL; 6 : LISE DE BAISSAC; 7 : MARY HERBERT; 8 : ODETTE SANSOM; 9 : MARIE-THÉRÈSE LE CHÊNE; 10 : SONIA OLSCHANEZKY; 11 : JACQUELINE NEARNE; 12 : FRANCINE AGAZARIAN; 13 : JULIENNE AISNER; 14 : VERA LEIGH; 15 : NOOR-UN-NISA INAYAT KHAN; 16 : CECILY LEFORT; 17 : DIANA ROWDEN; 18 : ELAINE PLEWMAN; 19 : YVONNE CORMEAU; 20 : YOLANDE BEEKMAN; 21 : PEARL WITHERINGTON; 22 : ELIZABETH REYNOLDS; 23 : ANNE-MARIE WALTERS; 24 : MADELEINE DAMERMENT. 25 : DENISE BLOCH26 : EILEEN NEARNE; 27 : YVONNE BASEDEN; 28 : PATRICIA O'SULLIVAN; 29 : YVONNE FONTAINE; 30 : LILIAN ROLFE; 31 : VIOLETTE SZABO; 32 : MURIEL BYCK; 33 : ODETTE WILEN; 34 : NANCY WAKE; 35 : PHYLLIS LATOUR; 36 : MARGUERITE KNIGHT; 37 : MADELEINE LAVIGNE; 38 : SONYA BUTT; 39 : GINETTE JULLIAN; 40 : CHRISTINE GRANVILLE; 41 : IMPRISONMENT; 42 : EPILOGUE; Glossary; Bibliography; Copyright.
Responsibility: squadron leader Beryl E. Escott.

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Britain's war in the shadows of male spies and subterfuge in the heart of occupied France is a story well known, but what of the women who also risked their lives for Britain and the liberation of  Read more...

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