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Author Olson, Lynne, author.

Title Madame Fourcade's secret war : the daring young woman who led France's largest spy network against Hitler / Lynne Olson.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2019]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  940.54 Ols    New Books Pittsburg 2ndFl  DUE 10-29-19
Edition First edition.
Description xxiv, 428 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-405) and index.
Contents Prologue, 1936-1942 -- Leaping into the unknown -- The chaos of defeat -- Fighting back -- Spying in Marseille -- The birth of alliance -- Danger in Paris -- Taking command -- A network in peril -- The mailbag -- The return of Leon Faye -- A game of wits -- "An undisputed leader" -- "Sitting on a barrel of gunpowder" -- The traitor -- A general escapes -- Captured -- Operation Attila -- "Down go the U-boats" -- 1943-1944 -- On the run -- The tinderbox of Lyon -- High anxiety -- "Here you are at last!" -- "The most remarkable girl of her generation" -- Pink heather -- Calamity -- Captives -- The map -- Going home -- 1944-1945 -- Caught in the net -- Liberation and beyond -- "Hail Mary, full of grace" -- The road to Gethsemane -- Epilogue.
Subject Fourcade, Marie-Madeleine, 1909-1989.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- France -- Biography.
Spies -- France -- Biography.
Women spies -- France -- Biography.
Spies -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Women spies -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Espionage, British -- France -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- France.
Added Title Daring young woman who led France's largest spy network against Hitler
ISBN 9780812994766
0812994760

 
    
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