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Some of the weapons used by SOE in WWII

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SECRET AGENTS AND WORLD WAR II – MYTHS, FACTS & FICTION

 

Special Function with talks this Tuesday 15th November at Old Court Room, 118 Church St  Brighton BN1 1UD

The Secret WW2 Learning Charity was established in 2014 by Martyn Cox and Marytn Bell.

Its aim is to create a greater public awareness of the activities and contributions of the allied intelligence operatives and personnel from the SOE (Special Operations Executive).

Together with the Brighton and Hove Heritage Commission they held a historic ceremony last Saturday at the Corn Exchange.

Over 300 guests, including WW2 veterans, defence attaches, serving forces personnel and relatives of SOE operatives saw talks on the SOE and an unprecedented four blue plaque unveiling to Brighton’s SOE operatives.

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The Secret-WW2 charity are running events all this week in Brighton with talks by authors of new books on WWII and the clandestine activities taking place.

Secret Agents Of World War II

This Tuesday at the The Old Court Room in Brighton are a series of fantastic talks:

At 2.30pm, author Peter Hore talks about his book ‘Lindell’s List – Saving British and American Women at Ravensbrück’ about the heroic efforts of British-born Mary Lindell, Comtesse de Milleville, who set up an escape line.

At 3.30 is a talk entitled A Time To Put Things Straight by Mark Seaman in which he will explain some of the myths and legends surrounding SOE’s history. His books include ‘Bravest of the Brave’ and ‘Special Operations Executive; A new instrument of war’.

Finally, at 4.45pm there will be a panel of authors and a literary agent in discussion:

Mark Seaman, Peter Hore, Clare Mulley – biographer of the SOE agent Krystyna Skarbek, Elizabeth Buchan – author of two SOE-based novels and Andrew Lownie – literary agent, and biographer of Guy Burgess.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, VISIT: http://www.secret-ww2.net/tuesday-15th-afternoon

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