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Cheapest Price for Spirit of Resistance: The Life of SOE Agent Harry Peulevé DSO MC by Nigel Perrin

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Spirit of Resistance: The Life of SOE Agent Harry Peulevé DSO MC

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Nigel Perrin

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Paul Lester, London
Brilliant - (5/5)
This is an amazing and incredibly moving story of a secret agent in France during the war. Not only did he walk across the pyrenees on crutches and create his own secret army, but he also survived torture and escaped from buchenwald concentration camp. It's very easy to read and includes a lot of interesting background on the resistance in France.



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DescriptionOne of the most determined and courageous secret agents of the Second World War Harry Peulevè joined the BEF in 1940 before volunteering for F Section of the Special Operations Executive. On his first mission to occupied France to set up the SCIENTIST circuit, he broke his leg on landing and, after numerous close calls, made an heroic crossing of the Pyrenees on sticks in December 1942. Imprisoned, he escaped and eventually returned to England in May 1943. He formed a close friendship with Violette Szabo before setting out to train a Maquis group in central France. Despite the Gestapo's repeated attempts to catch him he built up a secret army of several thousands resistance fighters. Eventually betrayed and captured, he was tortured at Avenue Foch but never broken. By coincidence he and Violette met while in captivity before Harry was sent to Buchenwald where he not only avoided execution but also managed to escape reaching American lines in April 1945. Sadly Peulevè never fully recovered from his wartime traumas but nothing can detract from his outstanding courage and contribution. Nigel Perrin is an historian specializing in the Second World War. He lives in Somerset but is shortly to relocate to London. 16 pages of b/w plates
Release Date2008
AuthorNigel Perrin
FormatDimensions 16.3x24.0x2.3 cm
264 pages
book
PublisherPen & Sword Military
Subject(s)Biography & Autobiography / Military
Biography & Autobiography / Political
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / Military / World War II


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