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Inside North Pole: A Secret Agent's Story

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Hardcover: 206 pages
Publisher: Time Life Education (October 1988)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0809472627
ISBN-13: 978-0809472628
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.7 x 1 inches
Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
Hardcover, 206 pages
Published December 1st 1989 by Time Life Medical (first published January 1st 1957)
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Bev Walkling
This book provides a fascinating first had account of the author's wartime experience from the day Holland officially declared war to the first few years after the war when inquiries were being held to determine what had gone wrong with SOE (Special Operations Executive) operations in Holland.

Dourlein was a sailor with the Dutch Navy when war began but his ship was quickly sunk after being ordered into narrow waters where they were an easy target. His next self-imposed task was to get out of Hol
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Larry Loftis
Dec 04, 2015 Larry Loftis rated it really liked it
Dourlein was one of the first SOE operatives and I bought this book to get an insider's look at their commando training in Arisaig, Scotland. It's fascinating stuff and I quote Dourlein about Fairbairn's (their close combat instructor) "Art of the Silent Kill" in my book on MI5/6 agent Dusko Popov (Into the Lion's Mouth), who also trained there. Enjoyed this book.
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Time-Life Books. Classics of World War II: The Secret War.
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