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Daring women of D-day : bold spies of World War II  Cover Image Book Book

Daring women of D-day : bold spies of World War II

Breach, Jen (author.). Trunfio, Alessia, 1990- (illustrator.). Capstone Press, (publisher.).

Summary: "An action-packed graphic novel about agents who helped the Allies prepare for D-Day and push the Germans out of France during World War II. In 1942, World War II was growing more and more intense. Germany and its allies had occupied a great deal of Europe-including part of France. With the enemy just a few miles from England, Prime Minister Winston Churchill was determined to help free France. To make his plan work, he needed people who could secretly help prepare the French for a big fight. He found 39 daring women who were up to the task--including Andrée Borrel and Lise de Baissac. These women would help support the French Resistance and sabotage German operations in preparation for the 1944 D-Day invasion. In this full-color graphic novel, discover more about these bold women who helped free France from German occupation during World War Il"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781669013624
  • ISBN: 1669013626
  • ISBN: 9781669013570
  • ISBN: 166901357X
  • ISBN: 9781669013587
  • ISBN: 9781669013600
  • ISBN: 9781669013617
  • Physical Description: print
    32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, an imprint of Capstone, [2024]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: A Problem in France -- The World's First Female Paratroopers -- Andrée the Courier -- Andrée the Saboteur -- The Gestapo Gets Twitchy -- Lise Goes to Normandy -- The Mission Ends -- Not Just Civilians.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-11 Capstone Press.
Grades 4-6 Capstone Press.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Secret service Great Britain Comic books, strips, etc Juvenile literature
Women spies Great Britain History 20th century Comic books, strips, etc Juvenile literature
Spies Great Britain History 20th century Comic books, strips, etc Juvenile literature
Espionage, British France History 20th century Comic books, strips, etc Juvenile literature
Borrel, Andrée 1919-1944 Comic books, strips, etc Juvenile literature
Baissac, Lise de 1905-2004 Comic books, strips, etc Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 Underground movements France Comic books, strips, etc Juvenile literature
Borrel, Andrée 1919-1944
Baissac, Lise de 1905-2004
World War, 1939-1945 Secret service Great Britain
Women spies Great Britain History 20th century
Spies Great Britain History 20th century
Espionage, British France History 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 Underground movements France
Espionage, British
Secret service
Spies
War Underground movements
Women spies
France
Great Britain
Genre: Comics (Graphic works)
History.
Juvenile works.
Comics (Graphic works)

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