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Women Heroes of World War II

26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue
Atwood, Kathryn J. (Book - 2011)
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These twenty-six suspense-filled stories unfold from across Germany, Poland, Great Britain, the United States, and more, providing an inspiring reminder of women and girls' refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout history.
Authors: Atwood, Kathryn J.
Statement of Responsibility: Kathryn J. Atwood
Title: Women heroes of World War II
26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 266 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-258) and index
Contents: Sophie Scholl : the White Rose
Maria von Maltzan : the countess who hid Jews
Irene Gut : "only a young girl"
Irena Sendler : life in a jar
Stefania Podgorska : the teen who hid thirteen
Marie-Madeleine Fourcade : "only a woman"
Andre Virot : Agent Rose
Josephine Baker : spy singer
Magda Trocm : wife, mother, teacher, rescuer
Diet Eman : courier for the Dutch resistance
Hannie Schaft : the symbol of the resistance
Johtje Vos : a group effort
Corrie ten Boom : watchmaker, rescuer, reconciler
Andre de Jongh : the comet line
Hortense Daman : partisan courier
Fernande Keufgens : the teen with the bold voice
Monica Wichfeld : heroine of the Danish resistance
Ebba Lund : the girl with the red cap
Noor Inayat Khan : royal spy
Nancy Wake : the white mouse
Pearl Witherington : the courier who became a leader
Virginia Hall : the greatest American spy
Muriel Phillips : U.S. Army nurse
Marlene Dietrich : "the only important thing"
Maria Gulovich : Slovak for the OSS
Martha Gellhorn : war correspondent
Summary: These twenty-six suspense-filled stories unfold from across Germany, Poland, Great Britain, the United States, and more, providing an inspiring reminder of women and girls' refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout history.
Audience: 012-up
Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 Underground movements World War, 1939-1945 Participation, Female World War, 1939-1945 Women Biography
Topical Term: World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
LCCN: 2010041830
ISBN: 1556529619
9781556529610
Branch Call Number: 940.5485 A
Research Call Number: JFD 12-3831
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