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Guardians of Churchill's Secret Army


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Preface 1. One Man's War 2. The Intelligence Connection 3. Politics and Subversion 4. Securing SOE 5. Into the Field 6. Fighting Back 7. Invading Postscript

About the Author

Peter Dixon is a researcher, author and lecturer. He served over 30 years as a Royal Air Force pilot and spent the next decade leading the charity Concordis International in its conflict resolution work in Sudan and other divided societies. He completed his doctoral research at the University of Cambridge in 2015, studying outside intervention in civil wars. His writing has included Amazon Task Force, the story of a medical expedition in the Peruvian Amazon, and Peacemakers: Building stability in a complex world. He and his wife Ingrid, also an author, live in Gloucestershire. They have two adult children and five grandchildren.


'A fascinating and important study of a long-hidden corner of SOE history.' Dr Roderick Bailey, Pembroke College, Oxford, Advisor to BBC TV series Secret Agent Selection: WW2.; 'This book fills an important gap in the history of SOE and that of the Intelligence Corps.' Colonel (Retired) Nick Fox OBE, Deputy Colonel Commandant of the Intelligence Corps.; 'Includes the fascinating stories of a number of individuals, generally unknown, who deserve to emerge from the shadows.' Paul McCue, SOE historian and author.

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