SOE In France 1941-1945: An Official Account of the Special Operations Executive's French Circuits

SOE In France 1941-1945: An Official Account of the Special Operations Executive's French Circuits

by Major Robert Major Robert

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ISBN-13: 9781473882034
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 11/22/2016
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

A peacetime solicitor, Major Robert Bourne-Patterson became one of the Special Operation Executive’s planning officers in F Section. His service in this organisation led to his involvement with some of its most famous operatives – individuals such as Violet Szarbo GC, whose will he was a witness to. He is described as being SOE’s ‘first historian’.

Table of Contents

Preface John Grehan vii

Foreword x

Introduction xi

Notes to Introduction xvii

Abbreviations xviii

Part I The Old Occupied Zone

Chapter 1 The Paris Region 1

Chapter 2 The Bordeaux Region 64

Chapter 3 The Lille Region 88

Chapter 4 The Rouen Region 103

Chapter 5 The Strasbourg Region 108

Chapter 6 Indre, Vienne, Deux-Sevres, Charente Area 121

Notes to Part I 127

Part II The Old Unoccupied Zone

Chapter 7 A General Account of the Unoccupied Zone 133

Chapter 8 The Bordeaux Region, Châteauroux-Limoges 147

Chapter 9 The Bordeaux Region, Corrèze-Dordogne 168

Chapter 10 The Bordeaux Region, Toulouse and the South-West 172

Chapter 11 The Marseille Region 197

Chapter 12 The Lyon Region 223

Note to Part II 258

Index 260

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