Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany

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Harmony Books, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 282 pages
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Marthe Cohn was living in Nazi-occupied France when she was approached about posing as a German nurse who was searching for her soldier boyfriend among the Nazi forces. With this remarkable memoir, her story finally comes to light. "Behind Enemy Lines" is a tale of steel nerves and selfless bravery. It reads like gripping fiction, but every word is true. Photos.

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User Review  - Chris_El - LibraryThing

A beautiful book about an ugly time. A book not about the war, but about a French Jewish girl and her family, in a time of war. Early in the book the author (Marthe) talks about a neighbor girl ... Read full review

BEHIND ENEMY LINES: The True Story of a Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A Jewish nurse recalls her myriad adventures in WWII as a spy operating under the noses of the Nazis.Cohn, who grew up in French Lorraine but spoke German fluently, begins in 1945. Posing as a German ... Read full review

Contents

Tke Smell of Danger I
1
A Foreign Country
25
The Noose Tightens
44
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Marthe Cohn lives in Palo Verdes, California.
Wendy Holden, the coauthor, has written numerous books and is a celebrated journalist. She lives in England.

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