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Maquis By George Millar

Maquis
by George Millar

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The story of the Resistance in France 1944, told by one of the movement's leaders
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Maquis by George Millar

In constant danger, and often with little equipment, saboteur-commander George Millar led his group of the Maquis on a series of cloak-and-dagger adventures which challenge the imagination. Trains were mysteriously wrecked, roundhouses destroyed, equipment sabotaged. Captain Millar's story is one of resource, endurance and hairbreadth escapes, of astonishing success and only occasional tragedy. Millar's fellow Resistance fighters include swashbuckling Boulaya; Pancheau, the soft-eyed, brilliant leader; the daredevil Le Frise; the American Paul, whom all the women adored; and many nameless men from all walks of life who lived and trained in the wooded hillsides of France. The tale of George Millar's wartime adventures which led him to join the Maquis, including escape from the Germans and a hair-raising trip across Europe, is told in HORNED PIGEON, also in Cassell Military Paperbacks.

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About George Millar


George Millar won the DSO and MC during the Second World War. He fought in North Africa, was captured by the Germans but managed to escape back to England in time to join SOE. He was parachuted into France in June 1944 to coordinate resistance behind enemy lines. He wrote two volumes of wartime memoirs, Maquis and Horned Pigeon, then several sea stories (he is an accomplished yachtsman) before researching and writing The Bruneval Raid.

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GOR001421602
Maquis by George Millar
George Millar
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2003-06-30
368
0304365432
9780304365432
N/A
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