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Agents for Escape : Inside the French Resistance, 1939-1945
by Andre Rougeyron, et al

And There Was Light : Autobiography of Jacques Lusseyran, Blind Hero of the French Resistance
by Jacques Lusseyran, Elizabeth R. Cameron (Translator)
Paperback - 316 pages (April )
Parabola Books; ISBN: 0930407407
CARVE HER NAME WITH PRIDE (Pen and Sword Military Classics)
CARVE HER NAME WITH PRIDE (Pen & Sword Military Classics)
by RJ Minney
Paperback from Pen and Sword
Charles De Gaulle : Futurist of the Nation
by Regis Debray
Listed under Charles de Gaulle

Code Name Christine Clouet : A Woman in the French Resistance
by Claire Chevrillon, Jane K. Stott (Translator)
Paperback - 221 pages
Texas A&M University Press; ISBN: 089096629X

The Collapse of the Third Republic : An Inquiry into the Fall of France in 1940
by William L. Shirer
Listed under The Occupation

Convoy to Auschwitz : Women of the French Resistance
(Women's Life Writings from Around the World)
by Charlotte Delbo
Hardcover - 224 pages
Northeastern Univ Pr; ISBN: 1555533132
For Freedom : The Story of a French Spy
by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Hardcover from Delacorte Books for Young Readers
In the Shadows of War: Three Lives United by the French Resistance
by Thomas Childers
from Henry Holt & Company, Inc.

Jean Moulin, 1899 to 1943 : The French Resistance and the Republic
by Alan Clinton

Lest Innocent Blood Be Shed : The Story of the Village of Le Chambon and How Goodness Happened There
by Philip P. Hallie
In full view of the Vichy government and a nearby division of the Nazi SS, Le Chambon's villagers and their clergy organized to save thousands of Jewish children and adults.
Paperback - 303 pages Reprint edition
Harperperennial Library; ISBN: 0060925175
Out of Print

Love in the Tempest of History : A French Resistance Story
by Aude Yung-De Prevaux, et al

Martyred Village : Commemorating the 1944 Massacre at Oradour-Sur-Glane
by Sarah Farmer
Paperback - 300 pages
Univ California Press; ISBN: 0520224833

Nancy Wake: SOE s Greatest Heroine
Nancy Wake: SOE's Greatest Heroine
by Russel Braddon
Paperback from The History Press
Paperback from THORSONS
The autobiography of the woman the Gestapo called the White Mouse
by Nancy Wake
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Occupation : The Ordeal of France 1940-1944
by Ian Ousby
Listed under The Occupation

Outwitting the Gestapo
by Lucie Aubrac
This book is the basis for the excellent French film, Lucie Aubrac.
Paperback (November )
Univ of Nebraska Pr; ISBN: 0803259239
Resistance, Rebellion, and Death
by Albert Camus
In the speech he gave upon accepting the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957, Albert Camus said that a writer "cannot serve today those who make history; he must serve those who are subject to it." And in these twenty-three political essays, he demonstrates his commitment to history's victims, from the fallen maquis of the French Resistance to the casualties of the Cold War. Sleevenotes
Paperback Reissue edition
Vintage Books; ISBN: 0679764011

Resistance and Betrayal : The Death and Life of the Greatest Hero of the French Resistance
by Patrick Marnham
The story of celebrated French Resistance leader Jean Moulin, the man who was "Max".
Hardcover: 256 pages
Random House; ISBN: 037550608X; (March 19, )

Sabotage and Subversion : The SOE and OSS at War
by Ian Dear
Paperback - 224 pages
Cassell Academic; ISBN: 0304352020

SAS : With the Maquis : In Action With the French Resistance June-September 1944
by Ian Wellsted
Paperback - 224 pages (November )
Stackpole Books; ISBN: 1853672858

Sisters in the Resistance : How Women Fought to Free France, 1940-1945
by Margaret Collins Weitz 
Paperback - 352 pages (March )
John Wiley & Sons; ISBN: 0471196983
Sisterhood of Spies : The Women of the OSS
by Elizabeth P. McIntosh
Hardcover - 282 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557505985
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Tales of Good and Evil, Help and Harm
by Philip Hallie, Doris A. Hallie (Afterword), John J. Compton
An account of three ordinary people who made a profound difference in the lives of many. In LEST INNOCENT BLOOD BE SHED, Philip Hallie chronicled the story of the French village of Chambon, whose inhabitants saved 5,000 Jews from certain death during Word War II. In this inspiring sequel, Hallie focuses on the same theme of good in the face of evil and offers an eloquent meditation on morality.
Paperback - 227 pages
Harperperennial Library; ISBN: 0060929014

This Grim and Savage Game: The OSS and U.S. Covert Operations in World War II
by Tom Moon (Introduction)
Paperback - 352 pages (June 20, )
Da Capo Pr; ISBN: 0306809567

Thirteen is My Lucky Number: The Dramatic True Story of a Polish Resistance Fighter
by Bill C. Biega
Listed under Warsaw Ghetto

'Vive LA France' : The French Resistance During World War II (First Books)
by Robert Green
(School & Library Binding)

The White Rabbit
Bruce Marshall
Paperback - Cassell Military / 7 December, 2000

Your Name Is Renee : Ruth Kapp Hartz's Story As a Hidden Child in Nazi-Occupied France
by Stacy Cretzmeyer
Hardcover - 240 pages
Oxford Univ Pr (Trade); ISBN: 0195132599

The French Resistance : 1940-1944
by Raymond Aubrac
The Aubracs were famous heroes of the resistance. An excellent French film, Lucie Aubrac, tells the tale in typical low-key Gallic fashion.
Paperback - 200 pages Pocket edition (November )
Distributed Art Publishers; ISBN: 285025567X
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Never Be Afraid : A Jew in the Maquis
by Bernard Mednicki
Paperback (November )
Azenphony Pr; ISBN: 1879461048
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Carve her Name with Pride
by R. J. Minney
Violette Szabo, a secret agent, landed in France in order to prevent crack German reinforcements moving against D-day landings. She was captured, and shot at Ravensbruck. She was posthumously awarded the George Cross and the Croix de Guerre with star. Alibris
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Collaboration and Resistance Reviewed : Writers and the Mode Retro in Post-Gaullist France (Berg French Studies)
by Alan Morris
Hardcover - 200 pages (April 1992)
Berg Pub Ltd; ISBN: 085496634X
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Virginia Hall of Baltimore had a false limb she called Cuthbert. She spoke French, German and Italian fluently. In the Summer of 1941 she was sent to France by SOE where she trained and led Maquis groups, later escaping over the Pyrenees to Spain despite her painful leg. "Have him eliminated", replied SOE in Britain when she cabled that Cuthbert was giving trouble. She retired from the CIA in 1966. Db.

Death reveals secret of war heroine
Wartime heroine: SOE secret agent Eileen Nearne (
A reclusive old lady who died alone in her flat in south-west England and had no-one to pay for her funeral has posthumously shot to fame after it emerged she was an intrepid World War II secret agent.

Eileen Nearne died at the age of 89 at her home in the town of Torquay on September 2.

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