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    DescriptionOver 60 female agents were sent out by Britain's Special Operations Executive (SOE) during the Second World War. These women - as well as others from clandestine Allied organisations - were flown out and parachuted or landed into occupied Europe on vital and highly dangerous missions: their job was to work with resistance movements both before and after D-Day. Bernard O'Connor relates the experiences of these agents of by drawing on a range of sources, including many of the women's accounts of their wartime service. There are stories of rigorous training, thrilling undercover operations evading capture by the Gestapo in Nazi-occupied France, tragic betrayals and extraordinary courage.


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    Title
    Churchill's Angels
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bernard O'Connor
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 328
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781445608280
    ISBN 10: 1445608286
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBWQ
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW, HBJD
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 355
    DC22: 940.5
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100, HIS010000
    B&T Approval Code: A14204062, A11244000
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJH, 1DBK
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC23: 940.548641
    LC classification: D810.S7 O35 2012
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/HISTAS
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Amberley Publishing
    Imprint name
    Amberley Publishing
    Publication date
    24 December 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Chalford
    Author Information
    Bernard O'Connor is the author of RAF Tempsford: Churchill's Most Secret Airfield and Agent Rose: The True Wartime Story of Eileen Nearne. His website is www.bernardoconnor.org.uk. He lives in Bedfordshire.