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They fought alone : the true story of the Starr Brothers, British secret agents in Nazi-occupied France

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 940.54 GLA (Text) 36626103971248 2nd Floor New Adult Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781594206177
  • ISBN: 1594206171
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 322 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-309) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: An unexpected encounter -- Called to the colors -- A beautiful friendship -- "I was a human being" -- A cursed day -- "It literally rained containers" -- Arrests and arrivals -- Avenue Boche -- Word of honor -- Sabotage -- John's cousin -- Das Reich -- The battle of Castelnau -- The Germans retreat -- "I said 'shit' to de Gaulle" -- Starrs on trial.
Summary, etc.: Presents the story of Britain's Special Operations Executive, one of World War II's most important secret fighting forces, and two brothers who infiltrated Nazi-occupied territory to assist in recruiting, organizing, and training the French resistance.
Subject: Starr, George Reginald 1904-1980
Starr, John Ashford Renshaw 1908-1966
Great Britain. Special Operations Executive Biography
World War, 1939-1945 Secret service Great Britain
Spies Great Britain Biography
World War, 1939-1945 Underground movements France
Genre: Biographies.
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