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Women in Intelligence

The Hidden History of Two World Wars

«“[Fry] has fulfilled the task she set herself: that of putting these women on the map, testifying to their number and courage and providing an invaluable handbook for future scholars.”—Caroline Moorehead, The Spectator

“Sexy female spies are a myth and women in intelligence looked more like secretaries than Bond girls.”—Anita Singh, The Telegraph

“After reading Women in Intelligence no-one can doubt the significant contribution women made to every aspect of military intelligence. . . . This is a book that will inspire PhD students for decades.”—Debbie Kilroy, GetHistory

“This important book provides a vital corrective to the decades of history and analysis that have ignored or minimized the contributions of British women to the intelligence operations that helped the Allies win two world wars.”—Lena Andrews, Cipher Brief

“[Fry’s] latest book, Women in Intelligence, offers a captivating journey into the lives of these often-overlooked heroines” —Ella Sampson, northdevontoday
 

“Beware—this is a book full of danger and deception, sabotage and secret codes, and some brilliant, unstoppable women.”—Clare Mulley, author of The Spy Who Loved

“This account is long overdue. Helen Fry redresses the relative neglect of the contribution of women as intelligence officers and agents during and between the two world wars, with gripping personal stories of bravery, grit and analytic brilliance.”—Sir David Omand GCB, former director of GCHQ

“A superb introduction to the role of women in some of the most fascinating and secretive organisations of the two world wars. Fry brings to the fore stories of bravery, self-sacrifice and the ingenuity of women working in intelligence, all told with her usual inimitable style.”—Kate Vigurs, author of Mission France

“Much needed and extremely important. I was hooked from start to finish and found it very emotionally evocative. There has never been an attempt to bring together all the strands of the story, and this book shows the full and impressive picture of women’s contributions in two world wars.”—Sarah-Louise Miller, author of The Women Behind the Few

“A fascinating, minutely researched study of women in the espionage business.”—Nigel West, author of Spies Who Changed History

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Detaljer

Forlag
Yale University Press
Innbinding
Innbundet
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
464
ISBN
9780300260779
Utgivelsesår
2023
Format
24 x 16 cm

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«“[Fry] has fulfilled the task she set herself: that of putting these women on the map, testifying to their number and courage and providing an invaluable handbook for future scholars.”—Caroline Moorehead, The Spectator

“Sexy female spies are a myth and women in intelligence looked more like secretaries than Bond girls.”—Anita Singh, The Telegraph

“After reading Women in Intelligence no-one can doubt the significant contribution women made to every aspect of military intelligence. . . . This is a book that will inspire PhD students for decades.”—Debbie Kilroy, GetHistory

“This important book provides a vital corrective to the decades of history and analysis that have ignored or minimized the contributions of British women to the intelligence operations that helped the Allies win two world wars.”—Lena Andrews, Cipher Brief

“[Fry’s] latest book, Women in Intelligence, offers a captivating journey into the lives of these often-overlooked heroines” —Ella Sampson, northdevontoday
 

“Beware—this is a book full of danger and deception, sabotage and secret codes, and some brilliant, unstoppable women.”—Clare Mulley, author of The Spy Who Loved

“This account is long overdue. Helen Fry redresses the relative neglect of the contribution of women as intelligence officers and agents during and between the two world wars, with gripping personal stories of bravery, grit and analytic brilliance.”—Sir David Omand GCB, former director of GCHQ

“A superb introduction to the role of women in some of the most fascinating and secretive organisations of the two world wars. Fry brings to the fore stories of bravery, self-sacrifice and the ingenuity of women working in intelligence, all told with her usual inimitable style.”—Kate Vigurs, author of Mission France

“Much needed and extremely important. I was hooked from start to finish and found it very emotionally evocative. There has never been an attempt to bring together all the strands of the story, and this book shows the full and impressive picture of women’s contributions in two world wars.”—Sarah-Louise Miller, author of The Women Behind the Few

“A fascinating, minutely researched study of women in the espionage business.”—Nigel West, author of Spies Who Changed History

»

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