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A Life In Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Lost Agents of SOE

A Life In Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Lost Agents of SOE

ISBN: 9780349119366
Publisher: Abacus
Edition: New Ed
Publication Date: 2006-06-01
Number of pages: 496

Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 2006-6-1 Pages: 463 Publisher: Little Brown During World War Two the Special Operation ExecutivesFrench Section sent more than 400 agents into Occupied France - atleast 100 never returned and were reported Missing Believed Deadafter the war Twelve. of these were women who died in Germanconcentration camps -. some were tortured. some were shot. and somedied in the gas chambers Vera Atkins had helped prepare thesewomen for their missions. and when the war was over she went out toGermany to find out what happened to them and the other agents lostbehind enemy lines. But while the woman who carried out thisextraordinary mission appeared quintessentially English. she wasnothing of the sort. Vera Atkins. who never married. covered herlife in mystery so that even her closest family knew almost nothingof . her past In A LIFE IN SECRETS Sarah Helm...

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