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Title: The White Rabbit. From the Story told to him by Wing-Commander F. .E. Yeo-Thomas. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM YEO-THOMAS: IN SOLANDER CASE
Description: "Evans Brothers, [1952]" "8vo., First Edition, with a portrait frontispiece and plates; blue cloth, gilt back, backstrip lightly faded at head (but all gilt wholly legible), a very good, clean copy preserved in custom-made blue cloth solander case lettered in gilt. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM YEO-THOMAS TO VERA BUSH, WITH THE FORMER'S SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. COPIES SIGNED BY YEO-THOMAS ARE RARE. The harrowing yet uplifting story of SOE agent Wing-Commander Forest Yeo-Thomas, code-named 'White Rabbit'. Parachuted into occupied France in early 1944 he was captured, arrested, and many times tortured to the point of death. After several attempts at escape he reached safety (astonishingly, from Buchenwald) in 1945 to serve as a witness at Nuremberg. Yeo-Thomas was awarded the George Cross and the French Legion d'Honneur. 'A gruesome sketch of Yeo-Thomas's career in SOE, prepared with the agent's help' (Foot). Enser, p.399; Foot, p.460."

Keywords: "military, ww2, france, espionage, soe, special operations executive, yeo-thomas"

Price: GBP 560.00 = appr. US$ 799.67 Seller: Island Books
- Book number: 24045

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