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The Women Who Lived for Danger

The Agents of the Special Operations Executive

by Marcus Binney

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by William Morrow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Secret service,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Military,
  • Women intelligence officers,
  • Special Operations Executive,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Biography,
  • Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9232946M
    ISBN 100060540877
    ISBN 109780060540876


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