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POLISH CHICAGO OUR HISTORY OUR RECIPES
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 THE MASS DEPORTATION OF POLES TO SIBERIA
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Author:   Lynn Olson
ISBN:   978-0-8129-9735-4
Language:   English
Publisher:   Random House
Year Published:   2017
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In this epic, character driven narrative, acclaimed historian Lynne Olsontakes us back to those perilous days when the British and their European guests joined forces to combat the mightiest military force in history. Here we meet the courageous King Haakon of Norway, whose distinctive 'H7' monogram became a symbol of his country's resistance to Nazi rule, and his fiery Dutch counterpart, Queen Wilhelmina, whose antifascist radio broadcasts rallied the spirits of her defeated people. Here, too, is the Earl of Suffolk, a swashbuckling British aristocrat whose rescue of two nuclear physicist from France helped make the Manhattan Project possible.
Last Hope Island also recounts some of the Europeans' heretofore unsung exploits that helped tilt the balance against the Axis: the crucial efforts of Polish pilots during the Battle of Britain; the vital role played by French and Polish code breakers in cracking the Germans' Enigma code; and the flood of top-secret intelligence about German operations - gathered by spies throughout occupied Europe - that helped ensure the success of the 1944 invasion."
Random House New York 2017. 554 pages  $ 30.00 (hard cover)

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