A Cool and Lonely Courage

A Cool and Lonely Courage

The Untold Story of Sister Spies in Occupied France

eBook - 2014
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Tells the story of British special agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne, two sisters who risked everything to fight for freedom in Nazi-occupied France during the Second World War.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Little, Brown and Company, 2014
ISBN: 9780316370189
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Mar 21, 2017

The French Resistance was crucial to defeating Hitler in World War II. Many of the members were female. The danger was very real. The Nazis had no qualms about torturing and murdering women suspecting of subversive activities. This is the story of two sisters who sacrificed any chance of having a normal life to save France and their homeland, England. Their survival was due to their determination and adaptability in crucially risky situations. The book is well paced and thoughtfully constructed, with extensive research to provide a clear picture of the successes and failures of the English SOE organization.

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