The nine : the true story of a band of women who survived the worst of Nazi Germany

Title The nine : the true story of a band of women who survived the worst of Nazi Germany
Names Strauss, Gwen.
Book Number DB114603
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Books
Annotation "The nine women were all under thirty when they joined the resistance. They smuggled arms through Europe, harbored parachuting agents, coordinated communications between regional sectors, trekked escape routes to Spain and hid Jewish children in scattered apartments. They were arrested by French police, interrogated and tortured by the Gestapo. They were subjected to a series of French prisons and deported to Germany. The group formed along the way, meeting at different points, in prison, in transit, and at Ravensbrück. By the time they were enslaved at the labor camp in Leipzig, they were a close-knit group of friends. During the final days of the war, forced onto a death march, the nine chose their moment and made a daring escape. Drawing on incredible research, this powerful, heart-stopping narrative is a moving tribute to the power of humanity and friendship in the darkest of times." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook.
Narrator Stevenson, Juliet.
Stead, Margaret.
Strauss, Gwen.
Local Subject General history of Europe - 940
War-fiction or nonfiction - WAR
War--World War Two - WWT
Biography and Autobiography - BIO
Biography - Historical - BIH
Biography - Notable Women - BIW
History - World - HWO
History - Europe - HWE
Female Narrator - FN
Exclusion - Long Book - LO
LC Subject Guerrillas - France - Biography
Guerrillas - Netherlands - Biography
Prisoner-of-war escapes - Germany
Prisoners of war - Germany - Biography
Women Nazi concentration camp inmates - France - Biography
Women political prisoners - France - Biography
World War, 1939-1945 - Prisoners and prisons, German
World War, 1939-1945 - Underground movements - France
Nonfiction
Biographies
Call Number 940.53174309252 ANF
Language English
Original Publication Reissue of: 2021 9781250803665 2021
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