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A cool and lonely courage : the untold story of sister spies in Occupied France

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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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1001 . ‡aOttaway, Susan.
24512. ‡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.
264 4. ‡c©2013.
300 . ‡aviii, 324 pages : ‡billustrations ; ‡c22 cm.
336 . ‡atext ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡2rdacarrier
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.
5050 . ‡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.
60010. ‡aNearne, Eileen, ‡d1921-2010.
60010. ‡aNearne, Jacqueline, ‡d1916-1982.
61010. ‡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.
73002. ‡aSisters, secrets and sacrifice.
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