This work offers a history of the Special Operations which preceded and followed the Nazi invasion of France in 1940, and the work done by the Special Forces sent into France under cover by the Allies during the Occupation. The book details the intelligence missions, the work of the Resistance, including a record of the Combats de l'Ombre which harassed the enemy forces during the Occupation. The famous Allied secret services of World War II, the British SOE, the American OSS and the French BCRA. Based on interviews with actual participants who lent their first had memories and original documents, the book features the men and women, the operations and the strategy of the Special Operations.
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(241mm x 155mm x 23mm)
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Author Biography - Paul Gaujac
After a career in the French army, Paul Gaujac became dedicated to his second vocation as a military historian. He is the author of a number of books, including: Le debarquement de Provence, Le CEF en Italie, L'amee francaise 1943-1956, and Les troupes coloniales dans la Campagne de France.