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The Horningsea Fossil Diggings By Bernard O'Connor
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In the 1840s a bed of 'coprolites', thought by some to be fossilised dinosaur droppings, was discovered in the Cambridgeshire fens. Rich in phosphate it was much in demand by the nation’s... More > manure manufacturers. By the 1860s it was being dug up across much of the county. This book investigates the social, economic and archaeological impact of the fossil diggings in Horningsea, a small, rural community northeast of Cambridge.< Less
THE SPIES WHO CAME BACK TO THE COLD: An Icelandic saga of secret agents, intelligence agencies, deception, political intrigue and international diplomacy during the Second World War By Bernard O'Connor
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During the Second World War, the German Intelligence Service infiltrated specially-trained agents into Iceland to collect military, naval, aviation and meteorological intelligence to be transmitted... More > back to Hamburg by wireless or secret writing. Some agents managed to evade capture for a few weeks but most handed themselves into the authorities shortly after landing. Sent to London for interrogation by MI5, rather than be executed as enemy spies, they revealed their life stories and provided details of their training, their instructors and how they were infiltrated. They included Olev Saetrang, Ib Riis, Sigurjon Jonsson, Jens Palsson, Peter Thomsen aka Jens Fridriksson, Larus Thorsteinsson, Einar Sigvaldason, Magnus Gudbjornsson, Sverrir Matthiasson, Ernst Fresenius, Sigurdur Juliusson, Hjalti Bjornsson and Gudbrandur Hlidar. Three of these spies were ‘turned’, used as double agents to transmit British-inspired messages to deceive the Germans about Arctic convoys and a fake Allied invasion of Norway.< Less
Agents Françaises By Bernard O'Connor
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Between 1942 and 1944, at least 36 French women were recruited by British, French, Soviet and American intelligence agencies, trained as organisers, wireless operators, couriers and saboteurs and... More > infiltrated into France by boat or plane from Britain and Algeria to help the French Resistance in their attempt to liberate their country. This books tells the stories of Anatole’, Francine Fromont, Yvonne Rudellat, Andrée Borrel, Odette Sansom, Marie-Thérèse le Chêne, ‘Angela’, Marguerite Petitjean, Jeannette Guyot, Daniele Reddé, Madeleine Damerment, Jeanne Bohec, Denise Bloch, Françoise Agazarian, Yvonne Fontaine, Alix d’Unienville, Suzanne Mertzisen, Marie-Louise Cloarec, Pierrette Louin, Eugénie Djendi, Marcelle Somers, Julienne Aisner, Madeleine Lavigne, Ginette Jullian, Germaine Heim, Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, Josianne Somers, Evelyne Clopet, Suzanne Pax-Colombas, Denise Colin, Eugénie Gruner, Marie-Rose Miguet, Cécile Pichard, Elisabeth Torlet, Marguerite Giannello, Aimée Corge and Michele de Ducla.< Less
Agents Françaises By Bernard O'Connor
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Between 1942 and 1944 at least 36 French women were recruited by British, French, Soviet and American intelligence agencies, trained as organisers, wireless operators, couriers and saboteurs and... More > infiltrated into France by boat or plane from Britain and Algeria to help the French Resistance in their attempt to liberate their country. This books tells the stories of Anatole’, Francine Fromont, Yvonne Rudellat, Andrée Borrel, Odette Sansom, Marie-Thérèse le Chêne, ‘Angela’, Marguerite Petitjean, Jeannette Guyot, Daniele Reddé, Madeleine Damerment, Jeanne Bohec, Denise Bloch, Françoise Agazarian, Yvonne Fontaine, Alix d’Unienville, Suzanne Mertzisen, Marie-Louise Cloarec, Pierrette Louin, Eugénie Djendi, Marcelle Somers, Julienne Aisner, Madeleine Lavigne, Ginette Jullian, Germaine Heim, Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, Josianne Somers, Evelyne Clopet, Suzanne Pax-Colombas, Denise Colin, Eugénie Gruner, Marie-Rose Miguet, Cécile Pichard, Elisabeth Torlet, Marguerite Giannello, Aimée Corge and Michele de Ducla.< Less

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