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FRENCH EAGLES SOVIET HEROES The Normandie-Niemen Squadrons on the Eastern Front

By: Clarke John D.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing UK: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012079


"Seconded to the Soviets during the Second World War, the French Groupe de Chasse 3 (3rd Fighter Group) Normandie-Niemen became the second highest scoring fighter unit in the Red Air Force and the most highly decorated ever to fly for France. Illustrated with rare archive photographs and supported by detailed appendices, John D. Clarke's account of the Free French airmen who served on the Eastern Front is the first time this story has been told in the English language." View more info

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THE RESISTANCE The French Fight Against the Nazis

By: Cobb Matthew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pocket Books, London: 2010

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012217


The French resistance to Nazi occupation during World War 11 was a struggle in which ordinary people fought for their liberty, despite terrible odds and horrifying repression. This book touches on some of the strongest themes in life - courage, self sacrifice, betrayal and strubble. It shatters the illusion of a unified Resistance created by General de Gaulle and brings to vivid life a true story of heroes and conflicts forgottlen over the half century as the movement ... View more info

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A FOREIGN FIELD A True Story of Love and Betrayal in the Great War

By: Macintyre Ben

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012298


In August 1914 four young British soldiers find themselves trapped behind enemy lines at the height of the fighting on the Western Front. Unable to get back to their units, they sheltered in the tiny French village of Villeret. A compelling story of love and betrayal and an investigation by the author of who betrayed the men leading to their trial and killing. View more info

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THE SECRETS OF RUE ST ROCH Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War

By: Morgan Janet

Price: $44.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane, Penguin Books Ltd.: 2004

Seller ID: 2012087


"This is the true story of one of the most daring spying missions of the First World War and of the men and whomen who took part in it. Based on a remarkable archive of secret papers, it is a work of historical detection, en enthralling drama of courage and adventure and the only published account of a complete espionage operation run by the Allies on the Western Front." View more info

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THE SECRETS OF RUE ST ROCH Intelligence Operations Behind Enemy Lines in the First World War

By: Morgan Janet

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Allen Lane, London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012293


A true story of one of the most daring spying missions of the First World War and of the men and women who took part in it. Based on a remarkable archive of secret papers, it is a work of historical detection, an enthralling drama of courage and adventure and the only published account of a complete espionage operation run by the Allies on the Western Front. View more info

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PRACTISE TO DECEIVE

By: Mure David

Price: $65.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012346


This book recounts how the British gained control of German espionage early in the second World War nd supplied all their information, how 90% of the informants were "notional" - wholly imaginary to and invented by the British but intensely factual to the Germans and how this phantom control was combined with such sophisticated and widespread visual deceptions as to cause them to disperse their forces to meet "notionall" attacks leaving them unprepared to... View more info

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ROSIE'S WAR An English Woman's Escape from Occupied France

By: Say Rosemary and Holland Noel

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Michael O"Mara Books Limited: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012100


Rosemary Say escaped from an internment camp in occupied France and made her way back to England via France, Spain and Ireland. This is her amazing story of survival and escape under the Nazi regime of the Second World War. View more info

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ROSIE'S WAR An English Woman's Escape from Occupied France

By: Say Rosemary and Holland Noel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Michael O"Mara Books Limited: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Heavy Book Over 500 Gms

Seller ID: 2012132


Rosemary Say escaped from an internment camp in Occupied Franch where she, slong with thousands of other women had been held by the Nazis. Her perilous journey took her through war ravaged Spain and Ireland before arriving back in England three years after she left to work as an au pair in the South of France in early 1939. This thrilling memoir, illustrated with priceless and irreplaceable photographs, makes a fitting tribute to those civilian women who although caugh... View more info

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FOLEY The Spy Who Saved 10,000 Jews

By: Smith Michael

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton London: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012043


Frank Foley helped thousands of Jews to escape from Germany. A British spy Foley had no diplomatic immunity and was liable to arrest at any time, yet he not only went into the concentration camps to get Jews out, he hid them in his home, helped them to get forged passports and ignored the rules to provide them with visas for Palestine. View more info

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ODETTE World War Two's Darling Spy

By: Starns Penny

Price: $29.00

Publisher: The History Press, UK: 2009

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012111


Odette Brailly entered the public eye in the 1950's when her remarkable exploits as a Special Operations Executive agent first came to light. She was the first woman to be awarded the George Cross as well as the Legion d'Honneur and in 1950 the release of a film about her life made her the darling of the British popular press. In the first full biography of this incredible woman for nearly sixty years, historian Penny Starns delves into recently opened SOE personnel fi... View more info

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THE WHITE MOUSE

By: WAKE Nancy

Price: $110.00

Publisher: SYDNEY. N.S.W. AUSTRALIA, The Macmillan Company of Australia Pty. Ltd.: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 251216


Book in very good condition with clean, unclipped dust jacket. Internally book pages clean, tightly bound and no inescriptions. Inside front and back boards includes map of Europe with towns and locations noted relevant to Nancy Wake. This is the autobiography of Nancy Wake, an Australian living in Paris at the onset of World War 11 and her subsequent participation as a secret agent and saboteur against the Gestapo. View more info

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THE WHITE MOUSE

By: WAKE Nancy

Price: $125.00

Publisher: SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, The Macmillan Company of Australia Pty. Ltd.: 1985

Edition: Reprinted 1985

Seller ID: 261216


This copy is in excellent condition. Book is tightly bound, clean white pages, no names, unclipped dust jacket. The autobiography of Nancy Wake, an Australian who worked as a secret agent and saboteur in France during the Second World War has captured the imagination of many. Her courage and undercover work during the war in France won her the admiration of the French people and international recognition. View more info

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PETAIN'S CRIME The Full Story of French Collaboration in the Holocaust

By: Webster Paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pan, London: 2001

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2016046


The author investigates the role of Marechal Philippe Petain in the persecution and mass murder of Jews under the wartime Vichy government. This is an updated edition and covers the historic development since his first edition including trials of war criminals and the national denunciation of Vichy that followed the death of President Francois Mitterand who had opposed official condemnation. View more info