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Churchill's Underground Army: A History Of The Auxiliary Units In World War Ii
A carefully researched book on a long-neglected subject which fills a major gap in our Second World War knowledge Norman Longmate, author of If Britain Had Fallen British Secret Intelligence Service officers and others in the War Office were never convinced that appeasement would prevent a Nazi invasion. Defying high-level opposition, they quietly worked instead on preempt ...more
Hardcover, 266 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by Frontline Books,
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An excellent follow on from Lampe's "The Last Ditch". In this book Warwicker has the advantage of A considerable body of documentation and primary accounts that Lampe lacked. This is a serious academic work yet it remains a gripping read and answers a few of the questions left, or unasked, in Lampe's ground breaking work. One of the key areas covered here is the deep involvement of the British secret/security services in establishing and operating the Auxillary Units. As these organisations were ...more