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Product Description: In May 1943, a young Frenchwoman called Lucie Aubrac engineered the escape of her husband, Raymond, from the clutches of Klaus Barbie, the feared Gestapo chief later known as the "Butcher of Lyon."  When Raymond was arrested again that June, Lucie mounted a second astonishing rescue, ambushing the prison van that was transporting him...read more

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9781613735671 | Chicago Review Pr, June 1, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: In May 1943, a young Frenchwoman called Lucie Aubrac engineered the escape of her husband, Raymond, from the clutches of Klaus Barbie, the feared Gestapo chief later known as the "Butcher of Lyon.

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Product Description: “Whatever happens, the flame of French resistance must not and will not go out.” As Charles de Gaulle ended his radio address to the French nation in June 1940, listeners must have felt a surge of patriotism tinged with uncertainty...read more
By Jane Marie Todd (trans)

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9780674731226 | Belknap Pr, April 26, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: “Whatever happens, the flame of French resistance must not and will not go out.

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Product Description: In this book , the author unveils the outstanding adventures of several saboteurs, be they famous or unknown, selected among the 155 parachutists dispatched by Fighting France in order to train the homeland resistance and undertake sabotage operations in preparation for the Landings...read more

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9782352503729 | Harcourt Young Classics, January 19, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In this book , the author unveils the outstanding adventures of several saboteurs, be they famous or unknown, selected among the 155 parachutists dispatched by Fighting France in order to train the homeland resistance and undertake sabotage operations in preparation for the Landings.

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Product Description: The challenges facing General Dwight Eisenhower before the Invasion of Normandy were not merely military but political as well. He knew that to liberate France, and to hold it, the Allies needed local help, which would necessitate coordinating with the highly independent French resistance groups known collectively as the maquis...read more

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9780199942084 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 3, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The challenges facing General Dwight Eisenhower before the Invasion of Normandy were not merely military but political as well.

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Product Description: During the summer of 1940, as Britain was fighting alone for its survival, the British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, instructed the newly formed and clandestine Special Operations Executive to “set Europe ablaze.” From that moment on the S...read more

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9781783463367 | Pen & Sword, December 19, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: During the summer of 1940, as Britain was fighting alone for its survival, the British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, instructed the newly formed and clandestine Special Operations Executive to “set Europe ablaze.

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9780674286108 | 1 edition (Belknap Pr, November 30, 2015), cover price $35.00
9780571280346 | Gardners Books, September 3, 2015, cover price $30.90

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Product Description: An NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People   There was a full moon on the evening of September 22, 1943, when Pearl Witherington, age 29, parachuted into France to aid the French Resistance as a special agent for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE)...read more
By Kathryn J. Atwood (editor)

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9781613744871 | Chicago Review Pr, August 1, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Winner of: 2014 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People There was a full moon on the evening of September 22, 1943, when Pearl Witherington, age 29, parachuted into France to aid the French Resistance as a special agent for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE).

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9781613731581 | Reprint edition (Chicago Review Pr, June 1, 2015), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: An NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People   There was a full moon on the evening of September 22, 1943, when Pearl Witherington, age 29, parachuted into France to aid the French Resistance as a special agent for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE).

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Product Description: The memoir of SOE agent Benjamin Cowburn is rightly regarded as a classic of wartime literature. In simple, gripping detail Cowburn explains the methods of special agents who were dropped into France during the war and the ways that agents would set about establishing secure networks with the French Resistance...read more

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9781848325432 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, August 19, 2009, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: The memoir of SOE agent Benjamin Cowburn is rightly regarded as a classic of wartime literature.

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9781848327764 | Frontline Books, October 19, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The memoir of SOE agent Benjamin Cowburn is rightly regarded as a classic of wartime literature.

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Product Description: A gripping and insightful history of the French Resistance and the men and women who opposed Nazi occupation during World War II Based on personal stories, eyewitness accounts, and archival material, this vivid history goes behind the tales of derring-do and explains the forces that shaped the fight against the Nazis, providing a deeper explanation of events...read more

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9781847391568 | Simon & Schuster Ltd, June 1, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A gripping and insightful history of the French Resistance and the men and women who opposed Nazi occupation during World War II Based on personal stories, eyewitness accounts, and archival material, this vivid history goes behind the tales of derring-do and explains the forces that shaped the fight against the Nazis, providing a deeper explanation of events.

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Product Description: How did so few men manage to organize resistance networks and gather so much intelligence in such a short time despite being unceasingly hunted by the German and Vichy counterespionage services?It is thought that 70% of the information which was vital for the Allies before the Normandy landings in 1944 was sent by French agents working for the BCRA...read more

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9782352502708 | Histoire & Collections, April 19, 2013, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: How did so few men manage to organize resistance networks and gather so much intelligence in such a short time despite being unceasingly hunted by the German and Vichy counterespionage services?

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Product Description: The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback—the riveting and little-known story of a group of female members of the French resistance who were deported together to Auschwitz, a remarkable number of whom survived.In January 1943, 230 women of the French Resistance were sent to the death camps by the Nazis who had invaded and occupied their country...read more

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9780061650703 | Harpercollins, November 8, 2011, cover price $27.99

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9780061650710 | Reprint edition (Perennial, October 23, 2012), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback—the riveting and little-known story of a group of female members of the French resistance who were deported together to Auschwitz, a remarkable number of whom survived.
9780062088802 | Lgr edition (Harpercollins, November 8, 2011), cover price $27.99

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Product Description: [This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.][Read by Wanda McCaddon] They were teachers, students, chemists, writers, and housewives--a singer at the Paris Opera, a midwife, a dental surgeon. They distributed anti-Nazi leaflets, printed subversive newspapers, hid resisters, spirited Jews to safety, transported weapons, and conveyed clandestine messages...read more

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9781455160228, titled "A Train in Winter: A Story of Resistance, Friendship, and Survival, Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 1, 2012), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: [This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.

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Product Description: [This is the MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.][Read by Wanda McCaddon] They were teachers, students, chemists, writers, and housewives--a singer at the Paris Opera, a midwife, a dental surgeon. They distributed anti-Nazi leaflets, printed subversive newspapers, hid resisters, spirited Jews to safety, transported weapons, and conveyed clandestine messages...read more

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9780701182816 | Gardners Books, September 1, 2011, cover price $30.20 | About this edition: On an icy dawn morning in Paris in January 1943, a group of 230 French women resisters were rounded up from the Gestapo detention camps and sent on a train to Auschwitz - the only train, in the four years of German occupation, to take women of the resistance to a death camp.

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9780701182823 | Vintage Uk, September 1, 2011, cover price $24.55 | About this edition: On an icy dawn morning in Paris in January 1943, 230 French women resisters were rounded up from the Gestapo detention camps and sent on a train to Auschwitz - the only train, in the four years of German occupation, to take women of the resistance to a death camp.

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9781455160235, titled "A Train in Winter: A Story of Resistance, Friendship, and Survival" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 1, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Wanda McCaddon] They were teachers, students, chemists, writers, and housewives--a singer at the Paris Opera, a midwife, a dental surgeon.
9781455160242 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 1, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [This is the MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.

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Product Description: All Resistance and radio buffs have been waiting for this book, abundantly illustrated (300 photos 70 of which in color) and giving an exhaustive account of the real champions of Free France – the Allied underground radio operators parachuted into Occupied Territory...read more

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9782352501831 | Histoire & Collections, July 19, 2011, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: All Resistance and radio buffs have been waiting for this book, abundantly illustrated (300 photos 70 of which in color) and giving an exhaustive account of the real champions of Free France – the Allied underground radio operators parachuted into Occupied Territory.

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Product Description: No Surrender is the true story of an American WWII soldier who escaped a Nazi POW train and fought in the French Resistance, rivetingly told by the man himself.A paratrooper in the 101st Airborne, James Sheeran was just a kid when he floated into Normandy-part of the historic invasion that brought more than a hundred thousand Allied soldiers into Nazi-occupied France...read more

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9780425239582 | Berkley Pub Group, February 1, 2011, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The Nazis caught him, but they couldn't hold him-a gripping WWII memoir from a D-Day paratrooper and American hero.

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9780425245385 | Berkley Pub Group, February 7, 2012, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: No Surrender is the true story of an American WWII soldier who escaped a Nazi POW train and fought in the French Resistance, rivetingly told by the man himself.

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Documents a secret partnership between Allied soldiers and the French Resistance through which they waged an effective guerrilla campaign against Germany, in an account that describes in dramatic detail their efforts to train liberator fighters, dodge Gestapo spies, provide cover to invading Allied forces, and capture German transports throughout France. Reprint.

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9780670037629 | Viking Pr, May 4, 2006, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Dramatically details the efforts of a secret partnership between Allied soldiers and the French Resistance through which they waged an effective guerilla campaign against Germany.

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9780143112020 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, April 24, 2007), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Documents a secret partnership between Allied soldiers and the French Resistance through which they waged an effective guerrilla campaign against Germany, in an account that describes in dramatic detail their efforts to train liberator fighters, dodge Gestapo spies, provide cover to invading Allied forces, and capture German transports throughout France.

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Traces the contributions of the Comet Line heroes of World War II, describing their establishment of safe houses, transportation links, and support services for which resistance fighters risked their lives to rescue stranded Allied forces, in a volume that focuses on the story of a particular group of operatives and the pilot they saved. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780060096632 | William Morrow & Co, May 1, 2004, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Traces the contributions of the Comet Line heroes of World War II, describing their establishment of safe houses, transportation links, and support services for which resistance fighters risked their lives to rescue stranded Allied forces, in a volume that focuses on the story of a particular group of operatives and the pilot they saved.

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9780060096649 | Reprint edition (Perennial, June 1, 2005), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Traces the contributions of the Comet Line heroes of World War II, describing their establishment of safe houses, transportation links, and support services for which resistance fighters risked their lives to rescue stranded Allied forces, in a volume that focuses on the story of a particular group of operatives and the pilot they saved.

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