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The Lady Is a Spy: Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance (Scholastic Focus)

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The Lady Is a Spy: Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance (Scholastic Focus) by Mitchell, Don, 9780545936125
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  • ISBN: 9780545936125 | 0545936128
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/26/2019
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When Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, Virginia Hall was traveling in Europe. Which was dangerous enough, but as fighting erupted across the continent, instead of returning home, she headed to France.
In a country divided by freedom and fascism, Virginia was determined to do her part for the Allies. An ordinary woman from Baltimore, MD, she dove into the action, first joining a French ambulance unit and later becoming an undercover agent for the British Office of Strategic Services. Working as part of the intelligence network, she made her way to Vichy, coordinating Resistance movements, sabotaging the Nazis, and rescuing Allied soldiers. She passed in plain sight of the enemy, and soon found herself at the top of their most wanted list. But Virginia cleverly evaded discovery and death, often through bold feats and daring escapes. Her covert operations, capture of Nazi soldiers, and risky work as a wireless telegraph operator greatly contributed to the Allies' eventual win.

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