Mission France: The True History of the Women of SOE (Hardback)Kate Vigurs (author)
- Coming soon
Publisher: Yale University Press
Number of pages: 352
Dimensions: 235 x 156 mm
"Thirty-nine ordinary women reacting to extraordinary circumstances... Eschewing the glamorous Charlotte Grey or Violette Szabo image so often foisted on to the women of the SOE, Vigurs offers a cooler, more perceptive insight into varieties of courage." -Sian Rees, author of Lucie Aubrac: The French Resistance Heroine Who Defied the Gestapo
'Mission France is an important addition to the story of the female agents of SOE's F Section. It handles the history of these women by means of compassionate analysis and successfully avoids the hagiographical approach so favoured by other writers.' -Mark Seaman, author of Undercover Agent: How one of SOE's youngest agents helped defeat the Nazis
'A riveting and brilliantly researched account of 39 women agents of SOE. Vigurs takes us on a journey of intrigue, betrayal, escape and sometimes tragedy. A must-read for all fans of the secret war, it is the definitive account of the secret underworld of occupation.' -Richard J. Aldrich, author of GCHQ: The Uncensored Story of Britain's Most Secret Intelligence
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