Login       My Wishlist
  My Cart
$0.00 / 0 items
 
Torrance Winchendon Library
Favorite Book Selections From Our Honored Memorial Library
 
International Access
Global Shipping Options Available
  Our Catalog   Subjects

Wolves at the Door: The True Story Of America's Greatest Female Spy


Mega Sale! Save 29% on the Wolves at the Door: The True Story Of America's Greatest Female Spy by Lyons Press at Torrance Winchendon Library. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Virginia Hall left her Baltimore home in 1931 to enter the Foreign Service and went to work for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) when


Product Description

Virginia Hall left her Baltimore home in 1931 to enter the Foreign Service and went to work for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) when Hitler was building toward the peak of his power in Europe. She was assigned to France, where she helped the Resistance movement, escaped prisoners of war, and American Allied paratroopers. By 1942 she was considered so dangerous to the Gestapo that she had to escape over the Pyrenees mountains―on an artificial leg, no less. When she got to England, she was reassigned to France by the OSS, disguised as an old peasant woman. She helped capture 500 German soldiers and kill more than 150, while she sabotaged Nazi communications and transportation. Hitler's forces were hot on her trail, however, and her daring intelligence activities and indomitable spirit defied the expectations of even the Allies until the very end of the war.

Her story was ignored for more than fifty years, and this book now brings Virginia Hall's story to patriots young and old.

Additional Information

Manufacturer:Lyons Press
Brand:Lyons Press
Publisher:Lyons Press
Studio:Lyons Press
EAN:9781599210728
Item Weight:0.6 pounds
Item Size:0.75 x 9 x 9 inches
Package Weight:0.6 pounds
Package Size:5.5 x 0.9 x 0.9 inches

Wolves at the Door: The True Story Of America's Greatest Female Spy by Lyons Press

Buy Now:
Wolves at the Door: The True Story Of America's Greatest Female Spy

Brand: Lyons Press
4.2 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Condition: New
Lead Time: 1 - 2 Business Days
Availability: In Stock
$15.95
$11.46
You Save: 28%


Quantity:  

 


View More In Subjects.

 


Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?


If you have any questions about this product by Lyons Press, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.

First Name:
Last Last:
Email Address:
Your Message:

Related Best Sellers


By Large Print Press
ean: 9781594137402, isbn: 9781594137402,
"Published ... by arrangement with Kensington Books, an imprint of Kensington Publishing Corp."--Title page verso....

By Avon
ean: 9780008248864, isbn: 0008248869,
Two girls go missing, decades apart. What would you do if one was your daughter?Eight-year-old Grace is last seen in a sweetshop. Her mother Emma is living a nightmare. But as her loved ones rally around her, cracks begin to emerge. What are the emai...

By McMillan Brandon
mpn: 9780062478955, ean: 9780062478955, isbn: 0062478958,
The celebrity dog trainer and Emmy-winning star of the CBS show Lucky Dog shares his training system to transform any dog—from spoiled purebred puppy to shelter-shocked rescue—into a model companion in just seven days.Each week on Lucky Dog, Bran...

By Unknown
mpn: 48955584, ean: 9781452156187, isbn: 1452156182,
Washington Post Bestseller! - Jenn Segal's Family-Friendly Healthy CookbookIf you're a fan of Chrissy Teigen, Skinnytaste, Pioneer Woman, or Oh She Glows cookbooks, you'll love Once Upon a ChefBecome the favorite family chef: Once upon a time Jenn Se...

By Doubleday
mpn: 980067023, ean: 9780385541176, isbn: 0385541171,
#1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham’s newest legal thriller takes you inside a law firm that’s on shaky ground. Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world, to make it a better place. But now, as third-year students...

By Lake Union Publishing
ean: 9781503951815, isbn: 1503951812,
From New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Rhys Bowen comes a haunting novel about a woman who braves her father’s hidden past to discover his secrets… “Pass the bread, the olives, and the wine. Oh, and a copy of The Tuscan ...

By Grand Central Publishing
mpn: 980114131, ean: 9781455524174, isbn: 1455524174,
Harry Bosch discovers two kinds of truth in this gripping work of fiction from #1 New York Times bestselling thriller author Michael ConnellyHarry Bosch, exiled from the LAPD, is working cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department when all hand...

By Brown Amy Belding
ean: 9780451466693, isbn: 0451466691,
A historical novel based on the life of Mary Rowlandson“An authentic drama of Indian captivity…A compelling, emotionally gripping tale.”—Eliot Pattison, author of the Mystery of Colonial America seriesShe suspects that she has changed too muc...

By Doubleday
ean: 9780385542418, isbn: 0385542410,
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLERA USA TODAY BESTSELLER A NATIONAL INDIEBOUND BESTSELLER From the author of The Guest Room, a powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one night: A flight attendant wakes...

By Bantam
ean: 9781524797140, isbn: 1524797146,
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A delightfully lighthearted caper . . . [a] fast-moving, entertaining tale.”—Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a vault deep below Princeton University’s Firestone Library. T...



Privacy Policy / Terms of Service
© 2018 - winchendonlibrary.org. All Rights Reserved.