Heroines of SOE
Britain's Secret Women in France
Date of publication: October 2012
Publisher: The History Press
'They were the war's bravest women, devoted to defeating the Nazis yet reluctant to reveal their heroic pasts. Now a new book tells their intrepid tales.' Daily Express The history of SOE's war in the shadows has been told many times and much is known about the men who fought underground. However, less is known about the women who also risked their lives for Britain and the liberation of France.
Recruited into the secret world of SOE they became trained saboteurs, communicating with agents all over France. Their stories are of brilliance and bravery, from Eileen Nearne to Nancy Wake, Odette to Noor Inayat Khan. They lived and died for their countries.
Here, the story of all 40 SOE F women agents is revealed in full.