The Resource The lady is a spy : Virginia Hall, World War II hero of the French resistance, Don Mitchell

The lady is a spy : Virginia Hall, World War II hero of the French resistance, Don Mitchell

Label
The lady is a spy : Virginia Hall, World War II hero of the French resistance
Title
The lady is a spy
Title remainder
Virginia Hall, World War II hero of the French resistance
Statement of responsibility
Don Mitchell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A vivid portrait of lesser-known American spy Virginia Hall describes how she relocated to occupied France during World War II to work as an undercover agent coordinating Resistance movements, assisting in Nazi sabotage and rescuing downed Allies
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitchell, Don
Dewey number
  • 940.54/8673092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S8
LC item number
G59 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Goillot, Virginia
  • Goillot, Virginia
  • Women spies
  • Spies
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Espionage, American
  • Women spies
  • Spies
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Espionage, American
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The lady is a spy : Virginia Hall, World War II hero of the French resistance, Don Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-223) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Virginia Hall's war -- The fighting blade -- Student of Europe -- State Department years -- The gathering storm -- Wartime London: wearing life like a loose garment -- The new recruit -- Virginia's intelligence circle -- Wartime France through a spy's eyes -- Taking care of British agents -- Abbé Alesch: friend or foe? -- The river is rising: Virginia's final days in Lyon -- Virginia's escape -- On the sidelines in Spain -- The OSS: America's wartime spy service -- The great adventure: Virginia's return to France -- Setting up shop -- Virginia transfers to OSS -- Supporting D-Day and operations in the Haute-Loire -- Virginia goes her own way -- Rafael and Hemon fall from the sky -- Hoping for a final mission -- The Austria mission -- A final accounting -- The true story of Abbé Alesch -- Recognition -- Cold warrior at the CIA -- A new beginning -- Retirement
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 267 pages
Isbn
9780545936125
Lccn
2018037755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
2018037755
Label
The lady is a spy : Virginia Hall, World War II hero of the French resistance, Don Mitchell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-223) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Virginia Hall's war -- The fighting blade -- Student of Europe -- State Department years -- The gathering storm -- Wartime London: wearing life like a loose garment -- The new recruit -- Virginia's intelligence circle -- Wartime France through a spy's eyes -- Taking care of British agents -- Abbé Alesch: friend or foe? -- The river is rising: Virginia's final days in Lyon -- Virginia's escape -- On the sidelines in Spain -- The OSS: America's wartime spy service -- The great adventure: Virginia's return to France -- Setting up shop -- Virginia transfers to OSS -- Supporting D-Day and operations in the Haute-Loire -- Virginia goes her own way -- Rafael and Hemon fall from the sky -- Hoping for a final mission -- The Austria mission -- A final accounting -- The true story of Abbé Alesch -- Recognition -- Cold warrior at the CIA -- A new beginning -- Retirement
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 267 pages
Isbn
9780545936125
Lccn
2018037755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
2018037755

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