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Escape and Evasion by Foot, M.R.D. Code: 58193 Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publication date: 01/03/2020 Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day Price: AU $9.19 (was AU $22.99) You save AU $13.80
Many of the most famous escapes in history took place during the Second World War. These daring flights from Nazi-occupied Europe would never have been possible but for the assistance of a hitherto secret British service: MI9. This small, dedicated and endlessly inventive team gave hope to the men who had fallen into enemy hands, and aid to resistance fighters in occupied territory. It sent money, maps, clothes, compasses, even hacksaws - and in return coded letters from the prisoner-of-war camps and provided invaluable news of what was happening in the enemy's homeland. Understaffed and under-resourced, MI9 nonetheless made a terrific contribution to the Allied war effort. First published in 1979, this book tells the full, inside story of an extraordinary organisation.
Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
Availability: In Stock, usually dispatched same day
Publication date: 01/03/2020
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 198.00mm X 129.00mm
Code: 58193