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Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue - Kathryn J J Atwood
Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue
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Twenty-six suspense-filled stories of daring resistance to the Nazis unfold from across Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Denmark, Great Britain, and the United States, providing an inspiring reminder of women and girls’ refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and... show more
Twenty-six suspense-filled stories of daring resistance to the Nazis unfold from across Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Denmark, Great Britain, and the United States, providing an inspiring reminder of women and girls’ refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout history.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781569768525 (1569768528)
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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KOMET
KOMET rated it
Here is a book that would serve as an ideal primer for anyone wanting to know of the contributions made by women during the Second World War in the fight against the Third Reich. In particular, the personal stories of Noor Inayat Khan (who served as an agent in Britain's Special Operations Executiv...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
This isn't a book that lends itself to sitting down and reading straight through. The individual stories start to seem too similar: clever girls, touched by the plight of others, finding a way to hide or briefly shelter Jews on an underground railroad, finding their strength in their faith. With [b:...
Lost in the Stacks
Lost in the Stacks rated it
5.0
What a great book! Kathryn Atwood's Women Heroes of World War II tells the stories of 26 spies, resisters, rescuers, nurses and performers and celebrates the role that women from all over Europe and America played in the defeat of the Third Reich. Atwood brings these womens' stories to life by provi...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0 Use it in School!
Disclaimer: Kathryn Atwood is a Goodreads friend. I've never met her in real life, and I brought this book. But she is a Goodreads Friend (was before this book was published). Just so you know. Billed as a young adult history book, Atwood's Women Heroes of World War II can easily be read by people...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
3.0 Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue (Women of Action)
See my forthcoming review in Kirkus.
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