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Behind Enemy Lines with the S.A.S: The Story of Amedee Maingard, Code Name 'Sam' SOE Agent in France 1943-1944

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Amedee Maingard was a young Mauritian studying in London in 1939 who volunteered for the British Army. After a frustrating spell in the infantry, Maingard joining the Special Operations Executive (SOE) and later had a successful career as a leader and peace keeper in France and later Mauritius. Maingard returned to Mauritius and was instrumental in developing the island s ...more
Hardcover, 210 pages
Published March 26th 2008 by Pen & Sword Books
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When delving into a study of WWII Resistance, one can be overwhelmed with not only the courage of those who stood up to Fascism but also with the fact that hundreds of thousands of WWII heroes have died in obscurity without leaving any record. And so reading a book like “Behind Enemy Lines with the SAS,” which brings the story of Amédée Maingard to light, gives some real satisfaction on that score.

Born in the French-speaking British colony, Mauritius, Maingard was studying in London when WWII
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Phil
An interesting factual account of work done by SOE and the SAS in WW2 in France, and in particular by Amedee Maingard.
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