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Operation Jedburgh: D-Day and America's First Shadow War

Beavan, Colin

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ISBN 10: 0670037621 / ISBN 13: 9780670037629
Published by Viking, New York, 2006
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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xxviii, 401 p. Illustrations. Maps. Notes. Sources. Index. The author of "Fingerprints: The Origins of Crime Detection and the Murder Case That Launched Forensic Science" pens the thrilling, inside story of the secret "special operations" mission that paved the way for D-Day and changed the way America waged war. Bookseller Inventory # 60867

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Title: Operation Jedburgh: D-Day and America's ...

Publisher: Viking, New York

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Edition: First edition. First printing [stated].

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Documents a secret partnership between Allied soldiers and the French Resistance through which they waged an effective guerilla campaign against Germany, in an account that describes in dramatic detail their efforts to train liberator fighters, dodge Gestapo spies, provide cover to invading Allied forces, and capture German transports throughout France. 50,000 first printing.

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Colin Beavan is the author of Fingerprints: The Origins of Crime Detection and the Murder Case That Launched Forensic Science. He has written for Esquire, The Atlantic Monthly, MenÂ’s Journal, and Wired.

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