The Clandestine Radio Operators

The Clandestine Radio Operators by Jean-Louis Perquin

ISBN10: 2352501830
ISBN13: 978-2352501831
Author: Jean-Louis Perquin
Title: The Clandestine Radio Operators
Publisher: Histoire and Collections (July 19, 2011)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1848 kb
Size PDF: 1342 kb
Rating: 3.6/5
Votes: 331
Subcategory: Military

The Clandestine Radio Operators by Jean-Louis Perquin

All Resistance and radio buffs have been waiting for this book, abundantly illustrated (300 photos 70 of which in color) and giving an exhaustive account of the real champions of Free France – the Allied underground radio operators parachuted into Occupied Territory.

Ruthlessly pursued by the Germans, the radio operators had a life expectancy of six months… For the first time, the training they received in England is described in detail and five accounts describe how these heroes lived daily. Most of the radio equipment, some of which is very rare, is shown for the first time with color photos. The son of a Resistance worker, Jean-Louis Perquin has earned the friendship and the trust of the veterans and has drawn attention to himself by publishing articles on what Allied special agents wore when they were dropped into enemy occupied territory. In touch with a lot of historians and museum curators in the States, Great Britain, Norway and France, he has drawn up this first title in the “Resistance” collection with devotion and humility.

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