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The Tartan Pimpernel
     

The Tartan Pimpernel

by Donald Caskie
 

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Donald Caskie was a minister of the Scots Kirk in Paris at the time of German invasion of France in 1940. Although he had the opportunity to flee, Caskie stayed behind to help establish a network of safe houses and escape routes for allied soldiers and airmen trapped in occupied territory. He was finally sentenced to death at a Nazi show-trial.

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Donald Caskie was a minister of the Scots Kirk in Paris at the time of German invasion of France in 1940. Although he had the opportunity to flee, Caskie stayed behind to help establish a network of safe houses and escape routes for allied soldiers and airmen trapped in occupied territory. He was finally sentenced to death at a Nazi show-trial.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857902047
Publisher:
Birlinn, Limited
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
845,388
File size:
527 KB

Meet the Author

Donald Caskie, was born at Bowmore, Islay in 1902 and educated at the University of Edinburgh, Caskie left his first charge at Gretna to become minister of the Scot's Kirk in Paris. His wartime experiences were first published in 1957. Caskie ended his career ministering in Skelmorlie and Wemyss Bay and died in 1983.

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