Britain and European Resistance 1940-1945: A Survey of the Special Operations Executive, with Documents
David Stafford

Britain and European Resistance 1940-1945: A Survey of the Special Operations Executive, with Documents

This book is the first general study of SOE operations in Europe to have been written using the wartime documents now available. Although SOE archives remain closed, the author has used a wide range of other sources to produce what is likely to remain for some time the only comparative study of Britain’s direct physical links with resistance in occupied Europe, which is set firmly in the wider strategic and diplomatic context of the war.

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David Stafford

David Stafford is an historian and former diplomat who has written extensively on espionage, intelligence, Churchill, and the Second World War. The former Project Director at the Centre for The Study of the Two World Wars at the University of Edinburgh, he is now an Honorary Fellow of the University and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, where he and his wife now live. He has frequently acted as a TV and radio consultant, has written radio documentaries for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the BBC, and his latest book, Ten Days to D-Day, formed ...
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