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Avenue of spies

Alex Kershaw

Avenue of spies

a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family"s heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris

by Alex Kershaw

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physicians,
  • Family,
  • Military History,
  • Spies,
  • Americans,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Underground movements,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-271) and index.

    StatementAlex Kershaw
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD802.F82 P37476 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 286 pages
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27185712M
    ISBN 100804140030
    ISBN 109780804140034
    LC Control Number2015016861
    OCLC/WorldCa915043965, 910239494


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