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The Escape Factory: The Story of Mis-X, the Super-Secret U.S. Agency Behind World War II's Greatest Escapes

Lloyd R. Shoemaker

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ISBN 10: 0312038267 / ISBN 13: 9780312038267
Editorial: St Martins Press/New York, NY, 1990
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Table of Contents (Omaha, NE, Estados Unidos de America)

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Light wear to covers. Clean copy - content pages are clean and unmarked. DJ has wear to edges/corners. DJ is not price clipped. First Printing. 267 pages. N° de ref. de la librería 384641

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Título: The Escape Factory: The Story of Mis-X, the ...

Editorial: St Martins Press/New York, NY

Año de publicación: 1990

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Good

Edición: 1st Edition

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Recounts the efforts of MIS-X, a top secret U.S. agency, to help American prisoners of war escape from Nazi stalags

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In MI-9: Escape and Evasion 1939-1945 ( LJ 11/1/80), M.R.D. Foot and J.M. Langley told how captured British servicemen were helped to resist and escape from POW camps. Shoemaker aptly describes America's counterpart effort, MIS-X, to supply prisoners with the means to escape from German POW camps and return home. Nearly all of MIS-X's materials and files were ordered destroyed at war's end. However, Shoemaker is able to tell much of the story from his own work with the group. MIS-X managed to get food, clothes, tools, radios, paper, and printing equipment to prisoners in Europe. Some flyers had learned a code to use in their letters home if captured and were able to provide useful information to U.S. officials. Well written and likely to be enjoyed by layperson or specialist.
- George H. Siehl, Library of Congress
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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