By Susan Ottaway
The awesome precise tale of British precise brokers Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne, sisters who risked every thing to struggle for freedom throughout the moment global War.
When aged recluse Eileen Nearne died, few suspected that the quiet little previous woman was once a embellished WWII conflict hero. Volunteering to serve for British intelligence at age 21, Eileen used to be published to Nazi-occupied France to ship encoded messages of the most important value for the Allies, until eventually her catch via the Gestapo.
Eileen used to be now not the single agent in her family—-her sister Jacqueline used to be a courier for the French resistance. whereas Jacqueline narrowly kept away from arrest, Eileen used to be tortured via the Nazis, then despatched to the notorious Ravensbrück women's focus camp. Astonishingly, this imaginative younger girl ultimately escaped her captors and located her solution to the advancing American army.
In this striking actual tale of triumph and tragedy, Susan Ottaway unveils the key lives of 2 sisters who sacrificed themselves to safeguard their state.
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