SOE and The Resistance

SOE and The Resistance

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SOE and The Resistance describes the extraordinary contribution to the allied war effort made by the Special Operations Executive, from its formation in 1940 to the end of the war. Within a broadly chronological framework, the book illustrates how resistance was stimulated among the subjugated populations of Europe and the Far East, leading to the sabotage of industry and communications critical to the Axis cause. Ranging from France, through Scandinavia, the Low Countries , North Africa, the Balkans and the Far East, the story unfolds through the lives of the heroic men and women who served with the SOE in enemy-held territory, as recorded in their obituaries in The Times.As told in The Times Obituaries Michael Tillotson ... Of this total, 450 were drawn from the womena#39;s Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), 60 from the Womena#39;s Auxiliary Air Force and 1, 500 ... and by Meerut in India and later Kandy in Ceylon, for South East Asia Command, occasionally had reason to question their instructions.

Title:SOE and The Resistance
Author: Michael Tillotson
Publisher:A&C Black - 2011-03-11

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