Young, Brave and Beautiful: The Missions of Special Operations Executive Agent Lieutenant Violette Szabo, George Cross, Croix de Guerre avec Etoile de Bronze (Hardback)
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Young, Brave and Beautiful: The Missions of Special Operations Executive Agent Lieutenant Violette Szabo, George Cross, Croix de Guerre avec Etoile de Bronze (Hardback)

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SOE agent Violette Szabo was one of the most incredible women who operated behind enemy lines during the Second World War. The daughter of an English father and French mother, and widow of a French army officer, she was daring and courageous, conducting sabotage missions, being embroiled in gun battles and battling betrayal. On her second mission she was captured by the Nazis, interrogated and tortured, then deported to Germany where she was eventually executed at Ravensbruck concentration camp. Violette was one of the first women ever to be awarded the George Cross, and her fascinating life has been immortalised in film and on the page. Written by her daughter, Young, Brave and Beautiful reveals the woman and mother behind this extraordinary hero.

Publisher: The History Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780750962094
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 794 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 38 mm

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“An Extraordinary Book by an Extraordinary Daughter about her Extraordinary Mother”

I think that anybody with an interest in the last World War will know the story of Violette Szabo GC. Her deeds were made public in the film "Carve Her Name With Pride", released in 1958 with Virginia... More

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