Oct 7th 2010 . Anyone else had this problem?? 'The Great Escape', 'The Dambusters', 'Battle of the River Plate', 'Sink the Bismarck' were among the better known book and movie combinations from that era and 'Odette' was one of the few also about a former SOE agent. Please try again. Sent into occupied France. The book was put together from true accounts of her life by close family, friends & people who came into contact with her through her work in Special Operations. Still highly recommended more than fifty years after it was first written. Her first trip to France was completed successfully even though she was arrested and then released by the French Police. R.J. Minney is an author and a historian. Rubeigh James (RJ) Minney was a novelist, biographer, playwright and film producer. I first read this story as a young boy over fifty-five years ago and it still stirs me. Many terms and phrases used by the author must be British "things" because, being an American, some of them don't make sense to me and many references to military ranks and terms aren't explained. Also see the movie. She met and married Etienne Szabo, a Captain in the French Foreign Legion in 1940. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 2, 2020. Many terms and phrases used by the author must be British "things" because, being an American, some of them don't make sense to me and many references to military ranks and terms aren't explained. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Carve Her Name With Pride is the inspiring story of the half-French Violette Szabo who was born in Paris Iin 1921 to an English motor-car dealer, and a French Mother. She was only 23 and for her courage was posthumously awarded the George Cross and the Croix de Guerre. Carve Her Name With Pride von R. J. Minney Seltene Bücher gebraucht und günstig kaufen. Jedes gebrauchte Buch, das Sie kaufen, bewahren Sie davor, einfach entsorgt zu werden. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? She was prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice if that is what was called for. Shortly after the birth of her daughter, Tania, her husband died at El Alamein. 'The Great Escape', 'The Dambusters', 'Battle of the River Plate', 'Sink the Bismarck' were among the better known book and movie combinations from that era and 'Odette' was one of the few also about a former SOE agent. The second time, gun in hand, she held up the advance guard of an S.S. Panzer Division, enabling a companion-in-arms to escape and she was only taken prisoner when her magazine was empty. Something went wrong. This is the World War II story of Violette Szabo. I believe the first and only other time I have read this book was when I was about 10 years old (a rather long time ago now) and it left a life long impression on me. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. She met and married Etienne Szabo, a Captain in the French Foreign Legion in 1940. 'The Great Escape', 'The Dambusters', 'Battle of the River Plate', 'Sink the Bismarck' were among the better known book and movie combinations from that era and 'Odette' was one of the few also about a former SOE agent. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. She met and married Etienne Szabo, a Captain in the French Foreign Legion in 1940. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Pictorial paper cover. I read this book over ten years ago, but it still leaves an impression on me today. Despite her own commitments and a young daughter she trained and became an SOE operative undertaking g dangerous missions in France. Sent into occupied France. There are a great many biographies that were published in the first 10-15 years immediately post-War which were sufficiently heroic in their stories, successful in themselves and upon which many equally successful British movies were made. She was captured by the SS 'Das Reich' Panzer Division and handed over to the Gestapo in Paris for interrogation. Es weist daher Gebrauchsspuren von der früheren Nutzung auf. Thank you for bringing the brief life of such a remarkable young woman alive again, An excellent and known story although with some faults by its author, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 12, 2014. Still, it's an important work of WWII spy literature, but it has to be read with a mind to what is not being said. She met and married Etienne Szabo, a Captain in the French Foreign Legion in 1940. Anyone else had this problem?? Find all the books, read about the author, and more. There is so much creative freedom in this biography that could by no means be known that I begin to wonder just much is really true. S.O.E. There is so much creative freedom in this biography that could by no means be known that I begin to wonder just much is really true. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. I read this in grade five it has stayed with me since. Books & arts Oct 7th 2010 edition. WWII Please try again. 'Carve Her Name With Pride' was just one. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 2, 2020. 'Carve Her Name With Pride' was just one. Then a whole lot of pages missing. The book made into a film with Virginia McKenna in the star role. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The author reconstructs the story of Violette Bushell, a girl who grew up in a family of boys, living in both England and France. She was only 23 years old when she was executed by the Nazis. It left a last impression. I will be too late to read for my book club now. There is much more in this book. Do be prepared for an emotional story and know the ending isn't a happy one. A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II, In Farleigh Field: A Novel of World War II, D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II, My Name Is Vittoria (A WW2 Historical Novel, Based on a True Story of a Jewish Holocaust Survivor (World War II Brave Women)), Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy, Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan. Shortly after the birth of her daughter, Tania, her husband died at El Alamein. She was captured, interrogated, and eventually executed. Gehören Sie zu den Ersten, die Neuigkeiten und Zugriff auf exklusive Angebote und Aktionen erhalten, Durch Ihre Anmeldung akzeptieren Sie unsere. Reviewed in the United States on April 3, 2020. Anyone who is interested in the brave women who served as spies during WWII should definitely check this one out. 'The Great Escape', 'The Dambusters', 'Battle of the River Plate', 'Sink the Bismarck' were among the better known book and movie combinations from that era and 'Odette' was one of the few also about a former SOE agent. I can't believe what a brave woman Violette Szabo was. 'The Great Escape', 'The Dambusters', 'Battle of the River Plate', 'Sink the Bismarck' were among the better known book and movie combinations from that era and 'Odette' was one of the few also about a former SOE agent. Kostenlose Lieferung innerhalb Deutschlands. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 26, 2019, How many people today would be prepared to act in such a brave manner -putting the freedom of others above her own? Reviewed in the United States on April 3, 2020. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. I first heard of her in the great book titled, "Between Silk and Cyanide." To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I had never heard of Violette Szabo before, who was a secret agent for the British and Allied Forces in WW2. Anyone else had this problem?? Edit. Violette Szabo, who having lost her french husband in the war decides to join up. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 26, 2020. Britain's real W.W.11 Secret Service. (Special Operations Executive) was formed as there were still too many pacifists in government wanting to make a deal with Hitler's regime, this included top brass in MI5 and MI6. Please try again. by R. J. Minney. The book was originally written in 1989 by Rubeigh James Minney (aka R. J. Minney) and republished as a Kindle edition in 2013. Very disappointed. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 18, 2019.