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Soe: An Outline History Of The Special Operations Executive 1940 46 (Foreign Intelligence Book Series)

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SOE, the Special Operations Executive, was a small tough British secret service, a dirty tricks department, set up in July 1940. Its job was to support and stimulate resistance in occupied countries. After the end of the war it was wound up; it left a dubious reputation.
Though SOE's total strength was never more than 10,000 men and 3200 women -- over a third of them activ
Hardcover, 280 pages
Published June 30th 1984 by University Publications of America (first published January 1st 1984)
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A rather disjointed book, names and events just seem to appear out of any context which makes it somewhat difficult to follow.
I also found the author's style rather less than flowing, I found myself having to re-read sentences to get their meaning.
That said, the story is a fascinating one and well worth the effort to read.
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Michael Richard Daniell Foot, CBE, TD (14 December 1919 – 18 February 2012) — known as M. R. D. Foot — was a British military historian and former British Army intelligence officer and special operations operative during World War II.

The son of a career soldier, Foot was educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford, where he became involved romantically with Iris Murdoch. He joined the B
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