A Life in Secrets Vera Atkins and the Missing Agents of WWII by Sarah Helm

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Subjects:

  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Military,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9843875M
ISBN 101400031400
ISBN 109781400031405
OCLC/WorldCa170955739

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