Katona, Edith Zukermanova, with Patrick Macnaghten. Codename Marianne: An Autobiography. London: Collins & Harvill, 1976. New York: McKay, 1976.
Constantinides suggests that this story of a Czech who served as an agent for French military intelligence against the Italians between 1938 and 1942 is of "little consequence."
King, Stella. "Jacqueline": Pioneer Heroine of the Resistance. London: Arms and Armour Press, 1990.
Surveillant 1.1: Yvonne Rudellat was the "first female field agent trained by ... [SOE] during WWII." She set up a resistance unit and sabotaged rail lines and trains. Rudellat was wounded and captured, sent to Ravensbruck and on to Bergen-Belsen where she died. The book "reads like a fast-paced spy novel."
Knight, Frida. The French Resistance, 1940-1944. London: Lawrence & Wishart, 1975.
In a review marred by decidedly class-struggle, pro-Soviet verbiage, Rothstein, Labour Monthly (Jun. 1976), notes that the author worked in the Resistance, was captured and imprisoned by the Nazis, escaped, and made her way to London where she worked in de Gaulle's headquarters.
Litoff, Judy Barrett, ed. and intro. An American Heroine in the French Resistance: The Diary and Memoir of Virginia D'Albert-Lake. Bronx, NY: Fordham University Press, 2006
From publisher: "Litoff brings together two rare documents" written by Virginia (Roush) d'Albert-Lake -- her "diary of wartime France until her capture in 1944 and her prison memoir written immediately after the war." Viginia and her husband, Philippe d'Albert-Lake, joined the Resistance in 1943. She "put her life in jeopardy as she sheltered downed airmen and later survived a Nazi prison camp. After the war, she stayed in France with Philippe, and was awarded the Légion d'Honneur and the Medal of Honor. She died in 1997."
Miller, Gene E. [SFC/USA] "MI Corps Hall of Fame: Virginia Hall." Military Intelligence 20, no. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1994): 44-45.
Adapted from Lawrence J. Cerri, Army Magazine (Feb. 1988). Using the pseudonym of Marcella Montagne, the "Incredible Limping Lady" served in France with SOE and the French underground and, later, in OSS' Operation Heckler preparatory to Operation Overlord. See also, Nouzille, L'espionne: Virginia Hall, une Americaine dans la guerre (2007); and Pearson, The Wolves at the Door (2005).
Paine, Lauran. Mathilde Carré, Double Agent. London: Hale, 1976.
Carré was actually a triple agent, working successively for the French underground, the German Abwehr, and SOE. She is best known in popular literature by one of her underground codenames, "Cat." See also, Carré, J'ai été la chatte (1959); and Young, The Cat With Two Faces (1957).
Rossiter, Margaret. Women in the Resistance. New York: Praeger, 1991.
The stories include that of OSS officer Virginia Hall.
Shiber, Etta. Paris Underground. New York: Scribner, 1943.
See Karen Abbott's post on Smithsonian Magazine's Blog (at: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2012/05/i-was-looking-forward-to-a-quiet-old-age/) for the story of this American widow's contribution to getting trapped British soldiers out of occupied France. Arrested by the Gestapo in 1940, she was exchanged for a German national in 1942.
Wake, Nancy. The White Mouse: Autobiography of the Woman the Gestapo Called the White Mouse. Melbourne: Macmillan, 1985.
See Kim Willsher, "Farewell to Nancy Wake, the Mouse Who Ran Rings around the Nazis," Guardian, 8 Aug. 2011; Adam Bernstein, "Nancy Wake, 'White Mouse' of World War II, dies at 98," Washington Post, 9 Aug. 2011; amd Paul Vitello, "Nancy Wake, Proud Spy and Nazi Foe, Dies at 98," New York Times, 13 Aug. 2011.
Nancy Wake-Fiocca ("Andreé") was an Australian national who was living in Marseilles when France fell in June 1940. She joined the Resistance and had to flee France when the escape organization with which she was working was rolled up in March 1943. She parachuted back into France as an SOE liaison with the Maquis in March 1944. Cookridge, Inside SOE, p. 355. See also, Braddon, The White Mouse (1957); and Fitzsimons, Nancy Wake (2002).
Weitz, Margaret Collins. Sisters in the Resistance: The Women's War to Free France. New YorK: John Wiley, 1995.
Surveillant 4.2 describes this work as an scholarly, oral history that tells the story of women's role in resisting the Nazi occupation of France. The lives of 70 surviving participants are reviewed.
Woolsey, R. James, Doyle Larson [MAJGEN/USAF (Ret.)], and Linda Zall. "Honoring Two World War II Heroes: Prestigious Intelligence Rewards." Studies in Intelligence 38, no. 5 (1995): 27-36.
Woolsey, Larson, and Zall remarks at 27 October 1993 ceremony at CIA Headquarters honoring R.V. Jones and Jeannie (Rousseau) de Clarens.
Young, George Gordon. The Cat With Two Faces: The Most Amazing Spy Story of the Second World War. New York: Coward-McCann, 1957. London: Putnam, 1957.
Constantinides: "The Cat" was Mathilde Carré, who as mistress of her Abwehr case officer, Hugo Bleicher, was involved in the destruction of the Inter-Allié Resistance network. See also, Carré, J'ai été la chatte (1959); and Paine, Mathilde Carré, Double Agent (1976).
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