“brilliant . . . an important addition with its focus on the lives of women and its unbearably vivid details.”
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“an excellent one-volume resource for anyone wanting to learn about the breadth and daring of British special operations in the European Theater during World War II, cover
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“well laid out for the average reader wanting to understand how this new frozen conflict occurred . . .”
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“a superb alternate look at Roman history . . .”
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