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 Pitt, Roxane,, THE COURAGE OF FEAR.
Pitt, Roxane,
THE COURAGE OF FEAR.
Jarrolds, London, 1957, 1st edn., xii, 242pp, half tone frontis portrait, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured lettered dustwrapper by 'Chadwick', memoirs of an unconventional woman and described as 'one of the most resourceful British secret service agents in the last war', the daughter of a trader with connections throughout Europe and the East, multilingual and brought up in a cosmopolitan society she relates working for British intelligence in France and Italy during WW2, an account full of inconstancies which are further confused by her subsequent publication 'Operation Double Life', which gives a different account of her experiences, this title is included in Nigel West's book 'Counterfeit Spies' about books of doubtful veracity, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned and light bump lower edge of text block, dustwrapper rubbed at extrems., loss to head of spine and cnrs. and large chip to upper edge of lower panel, repaired to reverse, very good in a poor dustwrapper,
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Book number: 39568
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Keywords: war ww2 france italy espionage counterfeit spy nigel west hoax

 Rachlis, Eugene,, THEY CAME TO KILL.
Rachlis, Eugene,
THEY CAME TO KILL.
Mayflower-Dell, London, 1965, 1st edn. UK, paperback original, 288pp, pictorial upper wrapper, account of two teams of German saboteurs, their training in Germany and transport by submarine to be landed on Long Island and in Florida, USA, their American contacts, eventual arrest and subsequent trial, slight roll and slant to spine, rubbed at extrems. with sl. loss at tail of spine, light creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, good,
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Book number: 44428
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.59 | JP 1212]
Keywords: war ww2 nazi saboteurs long island florida

 Rigby, Francois,, IN DEFIANCE.
Rigby, Francois,
IN DEFIANCE.
Elek Books, London, ND [1960], 1st edn., 224pp, frontis port. and 4pp half tone ills, dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper by D. L. Sayer, the story of a young Belgian girl Francoise Labouverie, and her work in Brussels for the Resistance. Eventually coming under suspicion she went into hiding but after a time was denounced, arrested and imprisoned. With the advance of the Allies the prisoners were due to be transported to Germany and she relates how they were prevented by Belgian patriots, faintly bumped at tips, edges tanned and a little foxed, 3 line ink inscr. front free endpaper, dustwrapper: price clipped, a little rubbed at extrems., several small chips and short closed tears, repaired to reverse, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 11883
GBP 13.70 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 US$ 17.33 | JP 2768]
Keywords: autobiography war ww2 belgian brussels resistance france refugee

 Stafford, David,, CHURCHILL AND SECRET SERVICE.
Stafford, David,
CHURCHILL AND SECRET SERVICE.
Abacus, London, 2001, reprint, trade paperback, xviii, 462pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., photo pictorial upper wrapper, an account setting out Winston Churchill's lifelong involvement with the world of intelligence and clandestine operations, based on previously unexplored or recently released sources and presenting an intriguing insight into modern intelligence and Churchill's thinking, faint vertical crease in spine, diagonal creasing lower corner upper wrapper, edges tanned and nick lower edge lower wrapper, lightly rubbed at tips, very good,
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Book number: 41101
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Keywords: biography secret service intelligence clandestine operations counter-terrorism subversion

 Stargardt, Nicholas,, WITNESSES OF WAR - Children's Lives under the Nazis.
Stargardt, Nicholas,
WITNESSES OF WAR - Children's Lives under the Nazis.
Jonathan Cape, London, 2005, 1st edn., xviii, 509pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., 6 in text maps, coloured endpapers, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, a study of the effects of occupation on children during WW2, they who were not merely passive victims but also active participants, going out to smuggle food, ply the black market, and care for sick parents and siblings, or as they absorbed the brutal new realities of occupation, Polish boys played at being Gestapo interrogators, and Jewish children at being ghetto guards or the SS, and within days of Germany's own surrender, German children were playing at being Russian soldiers, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38802
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Keywords: war ww2 children german jewish polish czech

 Stargardt, Nicholas,, WITNESSES OF WAR - Children's Lives under the Nazis.
Stargardt, Nicholas,
WITNESSES OF WAR - Children's Lives under the Nazis.
Jonathan Cape, London, 2005, 1st edn., xviii, 509pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., 6 in text maps, coloured endpapers, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, a study of the effects of occupation on children during WW2, they who were not merely passive victims but also active participants, going out to smuggle food, ply the black market, and care for sick parents and siblings, or as they absorbed the brutal new realities of occupation, Polish boys played at being Gestapo interrogators, and Jewish children at being ghetto guards or the SS, and within days of Germany's own surrender, German children were playing at being Russian soldiers, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40968
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Keywords: war ww2 children german jewish polish czech

 Stroobant, Frank,, ONE MAN'S WAR.
Stroobant, Frank,
ONE MAN'S WAR.
Guernsey Press, Guernsey, 1980, 4th edn., paperback, 167pp, half tone frontis, 8pp half tone photo ills., pictorial wrappers (unattrib), account of the German occupation of Guernsey, the shortages and black market, deportation of British nationals to internment first at Dorsten and then Laufen, a vist to the Katyn massacre as an observer and eventual liberation by the Americans, inscribed 'to Keith' and signed/dated by the author, a little rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 35760
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Keywords: war ww2 guernsey channel islands occupation black market internment dorsten laufen katyn signed

 Stroobant, Frank,, ONE MAN'S WAR.
Stroobant, Frank,
ONE MAN'S WAR.
Burbridge Ltd., Guernsey, 1992, reprint, paperback, 167pp, half tone frontis., 8pp half tone photo ills., [i] ads., pictorial wrappers (unattrib), account of the German occupation of Guernsey, the shortages and black market, deportation of British nationals to internment first at Dorsten and then Laufen, a vist to the Katyn massacre as an observer and eventual liberation by the Americans, edges tanned, fine,
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Book number: 42035
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Keywords: war ww2 guernsey channel islands occupation black market internment dorsten laufen katyn

 Stroobant, Frank,, ONE MAN'S WAR.
Stroobant, Frank,
ONE MAN'S WAR.
Corgi Books, London, 1981, 1st in imprint, paperback, 173pp, 2 ills in line and 2 half tone photo ills., [i] ads., pictorial wrappers), account of the German occupation of Guernsey, the shortages and black market, , deportation of British nationals to internment first at Dorsten and then Laufen, a vist to the Katyn massacre as an observer and eventual liberation by the Americans, lightly rubbed at tips, faint creasing, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 44246
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Keywords: war ww2 guernsey channel islands occupation black market internment dorsten laufen katyn

 Sykes, Christopher,, TROUBLED LOYALTY.
Sykes, Christopher,
TROUBLED LOYALTY.
Collins, London, 1969, 1st edn., 477pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., grey cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, upper edge coloured, dated 1968 on title but copyright 1969, the biography of an anti-Hitler German aristocrat and lawyer Adam von Trott du Salz, executed in August 1944, lightly rubbed at tips., edges tanned, 2 line ink inscr. front free endpaper, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., sl. loss head of spine end several short edge tears, repaired to reverse, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 11896
GBP 9.20 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 11.64 | JP 1859]
Keywords: biography war ww2 nazi germany history resistance

 Tabb, Peter,, A PECULIAR OCCUPATION - New Perspectives on Hitler's Channel Islands.
Tabb, Peter,
A PECULIAR OCCUPATION - New Perspectives on Hitler's Channel Islands.
Ian Allan, herssham, 2005, 1st edn., 256pp, 32pp half tone photo ills., maps and facsimiles, red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, TLS from author and separate signature on piece loosely inserted, an account of the four and a half years of German Occupation suffered by the Channel Islanders during WW2, lower board lightly bumped lower cnr., dustwrapper: lightly creased at tips, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 42547
GBP 14.50 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 US$ 18.34 | JP 2929]
Keywords: war ww2 occupation channel islands home front

 Tarrant, V. E.,, THE RED ORCHESTRA.
Tarrant, V. E.,
THE RED ORCHESTRA.
Arms and Armour, London, ND (copyright 1995), paperback, 224pp, in text maps, large format (9 x 6 inches approx.), coloured decorated wrappers, an account of the most effective spy ring of WW2, the Russian 'Red Orchestra' conducted by Leopold Trepper, a variety of loose groups of agents from diverse backgrounds united only by their hatred of Nazism, which succeeded in penetrating to the highest levels of the Nazi leadership in Germany, lightly rubbed at tips, faint crease upper wrapper, very good plus,
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Book number: 35509
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Keywords: war ww2 espionage russia germany gestapo nazi trepper

 Tarrant, V. E.,, THE RED ORCHESTRA.
Tarrant, V. E.,
THE RED ORCHESTRA.
Cassell, London, 1998, 1st in imprint, trade paperback, 224pp, in text maps, pictorial montage upper wrapper, an account of the most effective spy ring of WW2, the Russian 'Red Orchestra' conducted by Leopold Trepper, a variety of loose groups of agents from diverse backgrounds united only by their hatred of Nazism, which succeeded in penetrating to the highest levels of the Nazi leadership in Germany, lightly rubbed at tips, near fine,
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Book number: 40079
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 12.65 | JP 2020]
Keywords: war ww2 espionage russia germany gestapo nazi trepper vf45

 Tec, Nechama,, DEFIANCE.
Tec, Nechama,
DEFIANCE.
Oxford University Press, New York, 2008, US edn., trade paperback, xxiv inc. maps, 374pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., film tie-in, photo pictorial upper wrapper, US edn., but priced in sterling, the true story of the Bielski partisans, the Jewish resistance fighters who in 1942 who formed a community of the forests of western Belorussia and within two years numbered more than 2000, now the subject of a major feature film starring Daniel Craig, lightly rubbed at tips, faint creasing to spine and cnrs., edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 43161
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Keywords: war ww2 bielski partisans belorussia jewish resistance 43132

 Tickell, Jerrard,, ODETTE - The Story of a British Agent.
Tickell, Jerrard,
ODETTE - The Story of a British Agent.
Pan Books, London, 1955, 1st in imprint, revised edn., paperback, 286pp, 4pp half tone photo ills., 2 plans in text, GP35, coloured pictorial upper wrapper by Sax, account of the war experiences of Odette Marie Sansom, a French woman who had married a Briton in 1931 and moved to the UK. Her husband enlisted in 1940 and in 1942, in response to a public appeal for photographs of pre-war France she wrote to the War Office. As a result she was invited for interview and joined SOE as a member of FANY (First Aid Nursing Yeomanry), landing in the south of France and serving as Peter Churchill's courier with the codename 'Lise', before being captured and eventually sent to Ravensbruck which she survived, rubbed at extrems. with flaking to spine edges, light creasing to wrappers, edges tanned, ink name inside upper wrapper, good,
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Book number: 43496
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Keywords: ww2 germany france resistance french section soe buckmaster fany pow agent raoul lise churchill

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