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Author Rose, Sarah, 1974- author.

Title D-Day girls : the spies who armed the resistance, sabotaged the Nazis, and helped win World War II / Sarah Rose.

Publication Info. New York : Crown, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    940.5486 ROS    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 384 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-371) and index.
Contents God help us -- Ungentlemanly warfare -- A first class agent -- The queen of the organization -- Merde alors! -- To the very last man -- A thousand 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 -- Kisses -- A patriotic profession -- A little braver -- The sighing begins -- Death on one side, life on the other -- Your mind goes on thinking.
Summary "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.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain.
Women spies -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Women spies -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Odette, 1912-1995.
Borrel, Andréé, 1919-1944.
Baissac, Lise de, 1905-2004.
Espionage, British -- France -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Great Britain.
Added Title Spies who armed the resistance, sabotaged the Nazis, and helped win World War II
ISBN 9780451495082 (hardcover)
045149508X (hardcover)
9780451495099 (pbk.)
0451495098 (pbk.)

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