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Loftis, Larry

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II--perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Code Girls."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ODE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 San

Summary: Less than a year after WWII began, Churchill formed a secret organization called the SOE, Special Operations Executive, and ordered it to 'set Europe ablaze'. Secret War is a thrilling series that goes inside Churchill's secret army to a dangerous world of agents, double agents, and tripple agents who helped liberate Europe and change the course of the war. 13 episodes, 11 hrs, 4 DVDs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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Summary: Juan Pujol Garcia, self-made double agent, is the only person to have been decorated by both the Allies and the Axis for service during World War II. The man whom British intelligence code-named Garbo and Germans dubbed Arabel, fed false information to the Nazis and fabricated a network of phantom agents across Europe. In this documentary thriller, director Edmon Roch interweaves fragments of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2012

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Loftis, Larry.

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Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2016

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Loftis, Larry.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 POPOV, DUSKO LOF

Loftis, Larry

Summary: On a cool August evening in 1941, a Serbian playboy created a stir at Casino Estoril in Portugal by throwing down an outrageously large baccarat bet to humiliate his opponent. The Serbian was a British double agent, and the money―which he had just stolen from the Germans―belonged to the British. From the sideline, watching with intent interest was none other than Ian Fleming… The Serbian was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 POPOV, DUSKO LOF

Davis, Wes.

Summary: In the bleakest years of World War II, when it appeared that nothing could slow the German army, Hitler set his sights on the Mediterranean island of Crete, the ideal staging ground for German domination of the Middle East. But German command had not counted on the eccentric band of British intelligence officers who would stand in their way, conducting audacious sabotage operations in the very...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5421 DAV

Loftis, Larry

Summary: The year is 1942, and World War II is in full swing. Odette Sansom decides to follow in her war hero father's footsteps by becoming an SOE agent to aid Britain and her beloved homeland, France. Five failed attempts and one plane crash later, she finally lands in occupied France to begin her mission. As they successfully complete mission after mission, Peter and Odette fall in love. All the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ODETTE LOF

Olson, Lynne

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: "The little-known story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II ... In 1941 a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of a vast intelligence organization--the only woman to serve as a chef de résistance during the war. Strong-willed,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOURCADE, MARIE-MADELEINE OLS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FOURCADE FOU

Smyth, Denis

Summary: In the pre-dawn darkness of April 30, 1943, the body of a Royal Marine Major washed ashore on the south-western coast of Spain, part of an incredible plot to mislead the German High Command about the Allies' impending Mediterranean invasion. What made this ruse unique--and macabre--was that the "Major" was actually a deceased Welsh laborer, who drifted lifelessly ashore carrying false documents...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 SMY

Guiet, Daniel (Daniel C.)

Summary: "The astonishing untold story of the author's father, the lone American on a 4-person SOE commando team dropped behind German lines in France, whose epic feats of irregular warfare proved vital in keeping Nazi tanks away from Normandy after D-Day"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GUI

Macintyre, Ben

Summary: Chronicles World War II's pivotal deception by two British naval officers who successfully fed false intelligence to the Nazis about where Allied forces were planning an attack in southern Europe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 MAC

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: CD MAC

Crown, Sarah Rose.

Summary: "The dramatic, inspiring story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis, shore up the Resistance, and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 CRO

Summary: An all-gun-blazing World War II action epic based on the incredible story of the '30 Commando Assault Unit, ' an elite special ops division that took on the Nazis in a top secret search-and-destroy mission behind enemy lines.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: E One 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Age 2012

Helm, Sarah.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 ATKINS, VERA Hel

Macintyre, Ben

Summary: Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer. He was also one of the most remarkable double agents Britain has ever produced. In 1941, after training as a German spy in occupied France, Chapman was parachuted into Britain with orders to blow up an airplane factory. Instead, he contacted MI5, the British Secret Service. For the next four years, he worked as a double agent,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 MAC

Hemming, Henry

Summary: "As World War II raged into its second year, Britain sought a powerful ally to join its cause-but the American public was sharply divided on the subject. Canadian-born MI6 officer William Stephenson, with his knowledge and influence in North America, was chosen to change their minds by any means necessary. In this extraordinary tale of foreign influence on American shores, Henry Hemming shows...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2019

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Marks, Leo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 MAR

Sheinkin, Steve.

Summary: Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2012

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Gregson, Julia.

Summary: Singer Saba Tarcan falls in love with fighter pilot Dom Benson as he is recovering from burns after a crash, but new assignments for both separate them. They resolve to reunite, but when Saba is assigned to a secret mission for Great Britain, she ends up jeopardizing her life and her love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Loftis, Larry

Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II--perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Code Girls"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LPB LISE LOF

Stroud, Rick

Summary: This is the story of how a small SOE unit led by Patrick Leigh Fermor kidnapped a German general on the Nazi-occupied island of Crete in 1944. For thirty-two days, they were chased across the mountains as they headed for the coast and a rendezvous with a Royal Navy launch waiting to spirit the general to Cairo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 STR

Ottaway, Susan.

Summary: Eileen Nearne and her sister Jacqueline were agents for the Special Operations Executive during the Second World War, working undercover in Nazi-occupied France to send crucial intelligence to the Allies. But the war dealt these sisters a cruel hand. While Jacqueline narrowly evaded capture, Eileen was arrested and tortured by the Gestapo before being incarcerated in Ravensbruck concentration...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Company 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 OTT

Sheinkin, Steve.

Summary: Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 623.4 SHE