CHURCHILL'S SECRET AGENT - Codename 'Jay Bee' (also published as 'Cyanide in my Shoe').
Blaketon-Hall, Ashburton, 1983, 1st edn., 205pp, black cloth lettered in silver at spine, pictorial dustwrapper, an interesting account of one person's experiences of WW2, having been personally recruited by Winston Churchill to his 'Secret Circle' with their own special radio code of which even Bletchley Park was not aware, she claims to have undertaken more than fifty missions into German occupied territory. This book was later published in 1991, without any acknowledgement to this earlier edition, as 'Cyanide in my Shoe' and either title should be read in parallel with chapter 12 of Nigel West's book 'Counterfeit Spies' in which he investigates bogus claims of clandestine operations during WW2, lightly bumped at tips, slightly cocked, edges tanned and upper edge a little foxed, dustwrapper: unpriced, lightly rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Keywords: war ww2 espionage resistance france gestapo churchill secret circle,