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Women of the resistance : eight who defied the Third Reich / Marc E. Vargo.

Publication

Women took part in perilous resistance missions during World War II alongside a much larger number of male resistance agents. This book presents the lives of eight women who, at profound risk to themselves, chose to challenge the Third Reich. Hailing from diverse regions of the world--the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and North America--the women shared privileged backgrounds of financial and social prominence as well as a profound sense of social justice. As to their deeds with the Resistance, they ranged from forging documents and hiding persecuted Jews to orchestrating sabotage operations and.

Book cover
Format
Online resource
Author/Creator
Vargo, Marc.
Published
Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland & Co., ©2012
Language
English
 
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