A cool and lonely courage : the untold story of sister spies in Occupied France
First United States edition.
Eileen Nearne and her sister Jacqueline were agents for the Special Operations Executive during the Second World War, working undercover in Nazi-occupied France to send crucial intelligence to the Allies. But the war dealt these sisters a cruel hand. While Jacqueline narrowly evaded capture, Eileen was arrested and tortured by the Gestapo before being incarcerated in Ravensbruck concentration camp. She was only 23.
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|Wadsworth Library - Geneseo||940.548 OTT (Text)
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|245||1||2.||‡aA cool and lonely courage : ‡bthe untold story of sister spies in Occupied France / ‡cSusan Ottaway.|
|250||.||‡aFirst United States edition.|
|264||1.||‡aNew York, NY : ‡bLittle Brown & Company, ‡c2014.|
|300||.||‡aviii, 324 pages : ‡billustrations ; ‡c22 cm.|
|500||.||‡a"Originally published in Great Britain as Sisters, secrets and sacrifice by HarperCollins Publishers, March 2013"--Title page verso.|
|504||.||‡aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 303-314) and index.|
|505||0||.||‡aExile -- Secrets and lies -- A shaky start -- Escape -- Broken promises -- Betrayal -- Buckmaster passes the buck -- Coming home -- Monumental errors -- An uncomfortable journey -- The deadly discovery -- A bad decision -- A brilliant actress -- Torture -- Didi vanishes -- The end of the line -- Lost opportunity -- The getaway -- A narrow escape -- Allies or enemies? -- Thoughtless demands -- Adventures, problems, and losses -- The ultimate secret agent.|
|520||.||‡aEileen Nearne and her sister Jacqueline were agents for the Special Operations Executive during the Second World War, working undercover in Nazi-occupied France to send crucial intelligence to the Allies. But the war dealt these sisters a cruel hand. While Jacqueline narrowly evaded capture, Eileen was arrested and tortured by the Gestapo before being incarcerated in Ravensbruck concentration camp. She was only 23.|
|600||1||0.||‡aNearne, Eileen, ‡d1921-2010.|
|600||1||0.||‡aNearne, Jacqueline, ‡d1916-1982.|
|610||1||0.||‡aGreat Britain. ‡bSpecial Operations Executive.|
|650||0.||‡aRadio operators ‡zGreat Britain ‡vBiography.|
|650||0.||‡aWomen spies ‡zGreat Britain ‡vBiography.|
|650||0.||‡aSpies ‡zGreat Britain ‡vBiography.|
|650||0.||‡aWorld War, 1939-1945 ‡xSecret service ‡zGreat Britain ‡vBiography.|
|730||0||2.||‡aSisters, secrets and sacrifice.|
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