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The Resource Avenue of spies : a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France, Alex Kershaw, (text large print)

Avenue of spies : a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France, Alex Kershaw, (text large print)

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Avenue of spies : a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France
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Avenue of spies
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a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France
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Alex Kershaw
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Avenue of spies
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a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris
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eng
Summary
The true story of an American doctor and his family in Paris, and his heroic espionage efforts during World War II. Exclusive Avenue Foch was Paris's hotbed of spies, secret police, informers, and Vichy collaborators. So when the couple at number 11--American physician Sumner Jackson and his Swiss-born wife Toquette--joined the French resistance, they knew the stakes were extraordinarily high. They would be risking not only their own lives but that of their only child, twelve-year-old Phillip. Toquette agreed to allow the Goelette network of the resistance to use their home as a drop box for vital information en route to Britain. As D-Day neared, the noose began to tighten
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BTCTA
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Kershaw, Alex
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  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Jackson, Sumner Waldron
  • Jackson, Sumner Waldron
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Spies
  • Americans
  • Physicians
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Espionage
  • Large type books
  • Paris (France)
  • France
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Avenue of spies : a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France, Alex Kershaw, (text large print)
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-395) and index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 426 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194853
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
large print
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  • (OCoLC)900030829
  • (OCoLC)ocn900030829
  • 724790
Label
Avenue of spies : a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France, Alex Kershaw, (text large print)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-395) and index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 426 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194853
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900030829
  • (OCoLC)ocn900030829
  • 724790

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