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The saboteur : the aristocrat who became France's most daring anti-Nazi commando

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"A scion of one of the most storied families in France, Robert de La Rochefoucald was raised in magnificent chateaux and educated in Europe's finest schools. When the Nazis invaded and imprisoned his father, La Rochefoucald escaped to England and learned the dark arts of anarchy and combat--cracking safes and planting bombs and killing with his bare hands--from the officers of Special Operations Executive, the collection of British spies, beloved by Winston Churchill, who altered the war in Europe with tactics that earned it notoriety as the "Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare." With his newfound skills, La Rochefoucauld returned to France and organized Resistance cells, blew up fortified compounds and munitions factories, interfered with Germans' war-time missions, and executed Nazi officers. Caught by the Germans, La Rochefoucald withstood months of torture without cracking, and escaped his own death, not once but twice."--

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Clifton Springs Library 940.534 Kix (Text)
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52115300336479
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Lyons Public Library 940.534 KIX (Text)
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52141300490611
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Mount Morris Library 940.53 Kix (Text)
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52123300238695
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Newark Public Library 940.53 KIX (Text)
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52125300804954
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