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The white mouse : the story of Nancy Wake / Peter Gouldthorpe.

By: Gouldthorpe, Peter.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCopyright date: ©2015Publisher: Parkside, SA Omnibus Books, 2015Description: 38 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: still image | text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781742990910(hbk); 9781742990910(hbk).Subject(s): Children's stories | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 5-6 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Biography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Biography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Australian -- Juvenile literature | World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | France | Great Britain | AustralianDDC classification: 940.5344092 Summary: "The Gestapo called her the White Mouse - and they wanted her, dead or alive. Nancy Wake was an Australian who joined the French Resistance during World War II and became the most wanted woman in France. Parachuting behind enemy lines, blowing up bridges and smuggling refugees across borders, Nancy fought fiercely against the enemy and became the most decorated Australian woman in any war."--Back cover.
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Junior Deer Park Library (DIY)
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Junior Fiction J GOUL Available IA1073569
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"This book is dedicated to the men and women of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) who secretly struggled against Hitler's forces and paid the ultimate price."--Title page.

Maps on end papers.

"The Gestapo called her the White Mouse - and they wanted her, dead or alive. Nancy Wake was an Australian who joined the French Resistance during World War II and became the most wanted woman in France. Parachuting behind enemy lines, blowing up bridges and smuggling refugees across borders, Nancy fought fiercely against the enemy and became the most decorated Australian woman in any war."--Back cover.

For primary school age.

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