Cockleshell Heroes

Cockleshell Heroes

Churchill's School for Saboteurs

Churchill's School for Saboteurs

Churchill's Angels

How Britain's Women Secret Agents Changed the Course of the Second World War

Publication Date15th October 2012

Book FormatHardback





The story of Britain's bravest women.

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Over 60 female agents were sent out by Britain's Special Operations Executive (SOE) during the Second World War. These women - as well as others from clandestine Allied organisations - were flown out and parachuted or landed into occupied Europe on vital and highly dangerous missions: their job was to work with resistance movements both before and after D-Day. Bernard O'Connor relates the experiences of these agents of by drawing on a range of sources, including many of the women's accounts of their wartime service. There are stories of rigorous training, thrilling undercover operations evading capture by the Gestapo in Nazi-occupied France, tragic betrayals and extraordinary courage.

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