The Resource Women heroes of World War II : 26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue, Kathryn J. Atwood, (electronic resource)

Women heroes of World War II : 26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue, Kathryn J. Atwood, (electronic resource)

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Women heroes of World War II : 26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue
Title
Women heroes of World War II
Title remainder
26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn J. Atwood
Creator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Organized by country, this historical exploration includes stories of girls and women from across Europe and the United States who risked their lives to perform extremely dangerous acts against the Nazis during World War II. The 26 profiles bring to life courageous women such as Noor Inayat Khan, a radio operator who parachuted into occupied France and transferred crucial messages; Johtje Vos, the Dutch housewife who hid Jews in her home and was repeatedly interrogated by the Gestapo; and Hannie Schaft, a Dutch law student who became involved in the most dangerous resistance worksabotage, weapons transference, and assassinations. The profiles are written using dialogue, direct quotes, and document excerpts to lend authenticity and immediacy. Each profile includes one or more informative sidebars and is followed by a list of relevant books, websites, and films, making it an attractive resource for teachers, parents, and libraries
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
940.54/850922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
012-up
LC call number
D810.W7
LC item number
A85 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
adolescent
Women heroes of World War II : 26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue, Kathryn J. Atwood, (electronic resource)
Label
Women heroes of World War II : 26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue, Kathryn J. Atwood, (electronic resource)
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-258) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Sophie Scholl : the White Rose -- Maria von Maltzan : the countess who hid Jews -- Irene Gut : "only a young girl" -- Irena Sendler : life in a jar -- Stefania Podgorska : the teen who hid thirteen -- Marie-Madeleine Fourcade : "only a woman" -- Andrée Virot : Agent Rose -- Josephine Baker : spy singer -- Magda Trocmé : wife, mother, teacher, rescuer -- Diet Eman : courier for the Dutch resistance -- Hannie Schaft : the symbol of the resistance -- Johtje Vos : a group effort -- Corrie ten Boom : watchmaker, rescuer, reconciler -- Andrée de Jongh : the comet line -- Hortense Daman : partisan courier -- Fernande Keufgens : the teen with the bold voice -- Monica Wichfeld : heroine of the Danish resistance -- Ebba Lund : the girl with the red cap -- Noor Inayat Khan : royal spy -- Nancy Wake : the white mouse -- Pearl Witherington : the courier who became a leader -- Virginia Hall : the greatest American spy -- Muriel Phillips : U.S. Army nurse -- Marlene Dietrich : "the only important thing" -- Maria Gulovich : Slovak for the OSS -- Martha Gellhorn : war correspondent
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ocn719387789
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (266 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781569768525
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps.
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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