Women heroes of World War II: 26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue

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A 2012 VOYA Nonfiction Honor List selection Noor Inayat Khan was the first female radio operator sent into occupied France and transferred crucial messages. Johtje Vos, a Dutch housewife, hid Jews in her home and repeatedly outsmarted the Gestapo. Law student Hannie Schaft became involved in the most dangerous resistance work--sabotage, weapons transference, and assassinations. In these pages, young readers will meet these and many other similarly courageous women and girls who risked their lives to help defeat the Nazis. Twenty-six engaging and suspense-filled stories unfold from across Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Denmark, Great Britain, and the United States, providing an inspiring reminder of women and girls' refusal to sit on the sidelines around the world and throughout history. An overview of World War II and summaries of each country's entrance and involvement in the war provide a framework for better understanding each woman's unique circumstances, and resources for further learning follow each profile. Women Heroes of World War II is an invaluable addition to any student's or history buff's bookshelf.
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9781556529610
9781569768501
9781569768525
9781613745236
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subject_facet Electronic books, Women -- Biography, World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female, World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female -- Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements, World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 -- Women, World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Biography, World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Women heroes of World War II : 26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue
title_full Women Heroes of World War II 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue, Women heroes of World War II : 26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue / Kathryn J. Atwood
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title_sub 26 stories of espionage, sabotage, resistance, and rescue
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, History, Participation, Female, Underground movements, Women, World War, 1939-1945, Young Adult Nonfiction