Professor Michael Foot is indisputably the greatest authority on the activities of SOE in Europe during WW2. In Six Faces of Courage he selects six of the bravest of the brave agents and describes their backgrounds, activities and characters. Truly inspiring reading complemented by an updated introduction that sets the scene superbly. This excellent and successful book gives the reader a real insight to what it meant to be a SOE agent in Nazi-occupied Europe
Prof MRD Foot's SOE in France is regarded as the seminal work on the subject. Hugely respected for his research and academic prowess, he is the doyen of authorities on the secret side of WW2. He is the author of numerous works and regularly reviews for periodicals such as TLS and Spectator.