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The prisoner's wife —Brookes, Maggie.
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2020
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"Inspired by a true story, a daring deception plunges a courageous and desperate young woman deep into the horrors of a Nazi POW camp to be with the man she loves. Czechoslovakia, 1944. In the dead of night, a farm girl ...

Shoah

The Nazi extermination of Jews is examined through interviews of survivors, witnesses and perpetrators.

Sky : a true story of resistance during World War II : illustrated with photographs, documents, and letters from the author's collection —Ippisch, Hanneke.

The true story of a young girl's involvement with the Dutch Resistance during World War II and her subsequent arrest and imprisonment by the Germans.

Where eagles dare

An American general is shot down over Germany during WWII and captured. Unknown to the Germans, he has full knowledge of the D-Day operation. British Intelligence puts together a team to rescue him, but an American is in...

Task Force Baum : a novel —Shipman, James D., author.

"Based on the true story of General Patton's clandestine unauthorized raid on a World War II POW camp. March, 1945. Allied forces are battle-worn but wearily optimistic. Russia's Red Army is advancing hard on Germany fro...

Last stop Auschwitz : my story of survival from within the camp —Wind, Eddy de, 1916-1987

Journal written in Auschwitz by a Holocaust survivor in the weeks following the camp's liberation by the Red Army.

The note through the wire : the incredible true story of a prisoner of war and a resistance heroine —Gold, Doug, author.

Praised as an unforgettable love story by Heather Morris, author of 'The Tattooist of Auschwitz', 'The Note Through the Wire' is the real-life, unlikely romance between a resistance fighter and prisoner of war set in WWI...

Code name Madeleine : a Sufi spy in Nazi-occupied Paris —Magida, Arthur J., author.

"The dramatic story of Noor Inayat Khan, secret agent for the British in occupied France. During the critical summer months of 1943, Noor Inayat Khan was the only wireless operator transmitting secret messages from Nazi-...

And there was light : the extraordinary memoir of a blind hero of the French resistance in World War II —Lusseyran, Jacques.

"Autobiography addressing the author's childhood experience of inner spiritual vision after becoming blind as a boy, his forming a boys' resistance group in occupied Paris at age seventeen (which later merged with Défen...

The nine : the true story of a band of women who survived the worst of Nazi Germany —Strauss, Gwen, author.

"The Nine follows the true story of the author's great aunt Helene Podliasky, who led a band of nine female resistance fighters as they escaped a German forced labor camp and made a ten-day journey across the front lines...

No surrender : a father, a son, and an extraordinary act of heroism that continues to live on today —Edmonds, Chris (Christopher Waring), 1957- author.

"Part contemporary detective story, part World War II historical narrative, No Surrender is theinspiring truestory of Roddie Edmonds, a Knoxville-born enlistee who risked his life during the final days of World War II to...

The great escape

The Great Escape is based on the true story of a group of Allied prisoners of war who managed to escape from an allegedly impenetrable Nazi prison camp during World War II. At the beginning of the film, the Nazis gather ...

Behind Nazi lines : my father's heroic quest to save 149 World War II POWs —Hodges, Andrew G.

"In 1944, hundreds of Allied soldiers were trapped in POW camps in occupied France. The odds of their survival were long. The odds of escaping, even longer. But one-man had the courage to fight the odds. An elite Britis...

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