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    • Game of Spies

    • The Secret Agent, the Traitor and the Nazi, Bordeaux 1942-1944
    • By: Paddy Ashdown
    • Narrated by: Paddy Ashdown
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the tradition of Ben MacIntyre, Game of Spies tells the story of a lethal spy triangle in Bordeaux between 1942 and 1944 - and of France's greatest betrayal, by aristocratic and right-wing Resistance leader Andre Grandclement. The story centres on three men - one British, one French and one German - and the duel they fought out in an atmosphere of collaboration, betrayal and assassination, in which comrades sold fellow comrades, Allied agents and downed pilots to the Germans as casually as they would a bottle of wine.

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    • The Secret Agent, the Traitor and the Nazi, Bordeaux 1942-1944
    • By: Paddy Ashdown
    • Narrated by: Paddy Ashdown
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 09-22-16
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    Regular price: $13.42

    • The Cruel Victory

    • The French Resistance, D-Day and the Battle for the Vercors 1944
    • By: Paddy Ashdown
    • Narrated by: Paddy Ashdown
    • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
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    From best-selling and award-winning author of A Brilliant Little Operation comes the long neglected D-Day story of the Resistance uprising and subsequent massacre on the Vercors massif - the largest action by the French Resistance during the Second World War. In early 1941, three separate groups of plotters - one military, one political, one intellectual - began to organise and plan on and around the forbidding mountainous plateau near Grenoble - the Vercors.

    Regular price: $14.97