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Specially Employed.

£70.00

Product description

"Specially Employed. The Story of British Aid to French Patriots of the Resistance." This 1952 book was the first to be published on the activities of the Special Operations Executive in France during World War Two. Maurice Buckmaster was a member of SOE running agents in France and intimately involved in operations successful and unsuccessful. Included with this book is a HAND-WRITTEN NOTE BY THE AUTHOR addressed to the first purchaser, Brian R. Howell, whose name is written on the FEP.. This hardback book is in very good condition in a good clipped dust wrapper which is in a plastic sleeve. Not ex-library. No marks or inscriptions other than the owner's name.

Item details

Added value:
Good clipped dust wrapper in plastic sleeve.
Author(s):
Maurice Buckmaster
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22x14cms
Edition:
1952
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
200
Publisher:
The Batchworth Press
Title:
Specially Employed.

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"Specially Employed. The Story of British Aid to French Patriots of the Resistance." This 1952 book was the first to be published on the activities of the Special Operations Executive in France during World War Two. Maurice Buckmaster was a member of SOE running agents in France and intimately involved in operations successful and unsuccessful. Included with this book is a HAND-WRITTEN NOTE BY THE AUTHOR addressed to the first purchaser, Brian R. Howell, whose name is written on the FEP.. This hardback book is in very good condition in a good clipped dust wrapper which is in a plastic sleeve. Not ex-library. No marks or inscriptions other than the owner's name.

Added value:
Good clipped dust wrapper in plastic sleeve.
Author(s):
Maurice Buckmaster
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22x14cms
Edition:
1952
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
200
Publisher:
The Batchworth Press
Title:
Specially Employed.

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