F. F. E. Yeo-Thomas

F. F. E. Yeo-Thomas

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Wing Commander Forest Frederick Edward Yeo-Thomas, GC, MC & Bar, Croix de guerre (with palms), Commandeur of the L gion d'honneur, (17 June 1902 - 26 February 1964) was the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent codenamed "The White Rabbit" during World War II. His particular sphere of operations was Occupied and Vichy France.Forest Frederick Edward Yeo-Thomas was born in London to John Yeo Thomas, a coal merchant, and Daisy Ethel Thomas (born Burrows). Early in his life, his family moved to Dieppe, France. He spoke both English and French fluently. He saw action in the Polish-Soviet War of 1919-1920, fighting alongside the Poles. He was captured by the Soviet Russian forces, and avoided execution by escaping, in the process strangling a Russian guard.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135681117
  • 9786135681116