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MI 9 Escape and Evasion, 1939-1945

Foot, M.R.D., and J.M. Langley

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ISBN 10: 0316288403 / ISBN 13: 9780316288408
Published by Little, Brown, Boston, 1980
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first American edition. Book is crisp and clean and appears as new, as does unclipped dust jacket. An account of the hundreds of extraordinary escapes engineered by the British Secret Service, MI 9, and its American counterpart, MIS-X, during World War II. Map illustrations. 8vo. 351 pp. In protective Mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 85324

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Title: MI 9 Escape and Evasion, 1939-1945

Publisher: Little, Brown, Boston

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First edition.

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Many famous escapes from Nazi-occupied Europe were made possible by a hitherto secret British service MI 9. This small, dedicated and endlessly inventive team constantly exchanged coded letters with prisoner-of-war camps. It was It sent in money, maps, clothes, compasses, hacksaws; the prisoners sent out invaluable news of what was going on in the enemy's homeland. It was also responsible for aiding resistance fighters in enemy-occupied territory. Understaffed and under-resourced, MI 9 nonetheless made a terrific contribution to the Allies war effort, using sheer inventiveness to help free British servicemen trapped overseas and to gather intelligence on the Nazis. First published in 1979, this book tells the full inside story of MI9.

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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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