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Scallywag : the dirty ways of war / Paula Astridge
Bib ID 7090158
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Astridge, Paula, 1958- author
 
Description Warriewood, NSW : Woodslane Press, 2016 
©2016 
284 pages ; 20 cm 
ISBN 9781921683657 (paperback)
Summary

Branded a coward in WWII, Lieutenant Guy Barrington was dishonourably discharged from the British Army. To prove himself innocent of the charge, he joined Churchill's Scallywags -- the secret civilian suicide squads whose purpose was to destabilize Nazi occupation of England by way of dirty tricks and sabotage. Their expected lifespan: 12 days! This is a harrowing, fact-based story of hate, horror, exemplary courage and the strange workings of the supernatural.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects World War, 1939-1945 -- Desertions -- Fiction.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Fiction.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Fiction.  |  Irregular warfare -- Great Britain -- Fiction.  |  War stories.  |  Australian
Form/genre War fiction.  |  War fiction

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