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S.O.E. free pdf SOE, the Special Operations Executive, was a small, tough British secret service, a dirty tricks department established in July 1940 and encouraged by Churchill to 'set Europe ablaze'. Recruited from remarkably diverse callings, the men and women who were members of this most secret agency lived in great and constant danger. Their job - as saboteurs, informers, partisans, couriers or secret agents - was to support and stimulate resistance behind enemy lines- their credentials fortitude, courage, immense patience and a devotion to freedom. In this classic study M.R.D. Foot, sheds light on the heroism of individual SOE agents across the world and provides us with a spellbinding account of the Executive's crucial wartime work. With an introduction by David Stafford.

About M. R. D. Foot

M.R.D. Foot was an army officer throughout the Second World War, and was awarded the French Croix de Guerre for work with the SAS in Brittany. He taught politics and history at Oxford University, was Professor of Modern History at Manchester University, and among other books wrote SOE in France, Resistance, MI9 (with J.M. Langley) and Six Faces of Courage. David Stafford is the author of several books on intelligence history, including Britain and European Resistance, Churchill and Secret Service, Ten Days to D-Day and Mission Accomplished: SOE and Italy 1943 - 1945.

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Author : M. R. D. Foot
Publisher : The Bodley Head Ltd
Data Published : 20 March 2014
ISBN : 1847922937
EAN : 9781847922939
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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