SOE

Special Operations Executive
The Battalion
By Col. Robert W. Black
Parachute Infantry
By David Webster

SOE - Special Operations Executive

HISTORY
formed 22.7.1940
disbanded 15.1.1946
Roll Of Honour: 437Awards: 929Images: 1673Links: 7
Web Links:
Burma Star - Website of Burma Star Association. Contains sections on Force 136 and Chindits.
F Section - F Section personnel
Georges Begue - Canadian website by Richard Brisson dedicated to Georges Begue,F Section,S.O.E.
Jack Wong Sue - Website of Jack Wong Sue,DCM of SRD (Australia)
SOE - Website created 1995 to commemorate the women of SOE. Contains obituaries of SOE men and women.
SOE Camp X - Official Website for Camp X - the top sectret WW2 spy training school in Canada
The Peerage - Website with details of members of the peerage who served in Military. Only some SOE - also other Special Forces
Recommended:
A Life in Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Lost Agents of SOE A Life in Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Lost Agents of SOE
By Sarah Helm
A Life Well-Lived: Memoirs of a Fany in the SOE A Life Well-Lived: Memoirs of a Fany in the SOE
By Fan Craig, Malcolm Greenwood
A Most Ungentlemanly Way of War: The SOE and the Canadian Connection A Most Ungentlemanly Way of War: The SOE and the Canadian Connection
By Colonel Bernd Horn
A Spur Called Courage: SOE Heroes in Italy A Spur Called Courage: SOE Heroes in Italy
By Alan Ogden
A Spy Has No Friends: To Save His Country, He Became the Enemy A Spy Has No Friends: To Save His Country, He Became the Enemy
By Ronald Seth
A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson
By Peter J. Conradi
A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of Virginia Hall A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of Virginia Hall
By Sonia Purnell
Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation and SOE in Crete Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation and SOE in Crete
By Patrick Leigh Fermor
Accidental Agent: Behind Enemy Lines with the French Resistance Accidental Agent: Behind Enemy Lines with the French Resistance
By John Goldsmith
Agent Michael Trotobas and SOE in Northern France Agent Michael Trotobas and SOE in Northern France
By Stewart Kent, Nick Nicholas
Agent Paterson SOE: From Operation Anthropoid to France: The Memoirs of E.H. van Maurik Agent Paterson SOE: From Operation Anthropoid to France: The Memoirs of E.H. van Maurik
By Ernest van Maurik
Agent Rose: The True Spy Story of Eileen Nearne, Britain's Forgotten Wartime Heroine Agent Rose: The True Spy Story of Eileen Nearne, Britain's Forgotten Wartime Heroine
By Bernard O'Connor
Albanian Assignment Albanian Assignment
By David Smiley
An Englishman Abroad: SOE agent Dick Mallaby’s Italian missions, 1943–45 An Englishman Abroad: SOE agent Dick Mallaby’s Italian missions, 1943–45
By Gianluca Barneschi
At Close Quarters: SOE Close Combat Pistol Instructor Colonel Hector Grant-Taylor At Close Quarters: SOE Close Combat Pistol Instructor Colonel Hector Grant-Taylor
By David Armstrong
Behind Enemy Lines with the SAS: The Story of Amedee Maingard, SOE Agent Behind Enemy Lines with the SAS: The Story of Amedee Maingard, SOE Agent
By Paul McCue
Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's War 1941-45 Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's War 1941-45
By Leo Marks
Bravest of the Brave: True Story of Wing Commander Tommy Yeo-Thomas - SOE Secret Agent Codename, the White Rabbit Bravest of the Brave: True Story of Wing Commander Tommy Yeo-Thomas - SOE Secret Agent Codename, the White Rabbit
By Mark Seaman
Brighton's Secret Agents: The Brighton & Hove Contribution to Britain's WW2 Special Operation's Executive Brighton's Secret Agents: The Brighton & Hove Contribution to Britain's WW2 Special Operation's Executive
By Paul McCue
Canadians Behind Enemy Lines, 1939-1945 Canadians Behind Enemy Lines, 1939-1945
By Roy MacLaren
Carve Her Name with Pride Carve Her Name with Pride
By Rubeigh James Minney
Christine: SOE Agent and Churchill's Favourite Spy: A Search for Christine Granville Christine: SOE Agent and Churchill's Favourite Spy: A Search for Christine Granville
By Madeleine Masson
Cloak of Enemies: Churchill's SOE, Enemies at Home and the Cockleshell Heroes Cloak of Enemies: Churchill's SOE, Enemies at Home and the Cockleshell Heroes
By Tom Keene
Code Name Lise: The True Story of Odette Sansom Code Name Lise: The True Story of Odette Sansom
By Larry Loftis
Confessions Of A Special Agent: Wartime Service In The Small Scale Raiding Force And SOE Confessions Of A Special Agent: Wartime Service In The Small Scale Raiding Force And SOE
By Jack Evans & Ernest Dudley
Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted Territory Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted Territory
By Keggie Carew
Dead on Time: The Memoir of an SOE and OSS Agent in Occupied France Dead on Time: The Memoir of an SOE and OSS Agent in Occupied France
By Jean Claude Guiet
Double mission: RAF fighter ace and SOE agent, Manfred Czernin, DSO, MC, DFC Double mission: RAF fighter ace and SOE agent, Manfred Czernin, DSO, MC, DFC
By Norman L. R Franks
Eastern Approaches Eastern Approaches
By Fitzroy MaClean
Fighting Back: British Jewry's Military Contribution in the Second World War: Anglo-Jewry'
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By Martin Sugarman
Flames in the Field: The Story of Four SOE Agents in Occupied France Flames in the Field: The Story of Four SOE Agents in Occupied France
By Rita Kramer
Foreign Fields: The Story of an SOE Operative Foreign Fields: The Story of an SOE Operative
By Peter Wilkinson
Forgotten Voices of the Secret War: An Inside History of Special Operations in the Second World War Forgotten Voices of the Secret War: An Inside History of Special Operations in the Second World War
By Roderick Bailey
Gentleman Spy: The Extraordinary Story of SOE Agent Robert De La Rochefoucauld Gentleman Spy: The Extraordinary Story of SOE Agent Robert De La Rochefoucauld
By Carolyn Gossage
Guardians Of Churchill's Secret Army: Men Of The Intelligence Corps In The Special Operations Executive Guardians Of Churchill's Secret Army: Men Of The Intelligence Corps In The Special Operations Executive
By Peter Dixon
Gubbins SOE Gubbins SOE
By Peter Wilkinson, Joan Bright Astley
Heroines of SOE Heroines of SOE
By Beryl E. Escott
How to Be a Spy: The World War II SOE Training Manual How to Be a Spy: The World War II SOE Training Manual
By Dundurn Group
Ian Fleming and SOE's Operation POSTMASTER: The Top Secret Story Behind 007 Ian Fleming and SOE's Operation POSTMASTER: The Top Secret Story Behind 007
By Brian Lett
Ill Met by Moonlight Ill Met by Moonlight
By W. Stanley Moss
Jacques de Guélis SOE’s Genial Giant: His Life, His War & His Untimely End Jacques de Guélis SOE’s Genial Giant: His Life, His War & His Untimely End
By Delphine Isaaman
Jungle Fighter: Infantry Officer, Chindit and S.O.E. Agent in Burma, 1941-45 Jungle Fighter: Infantry Officer, Chindit and S.O.E. Agent in Burma, 1941-45
By J.D.H. Hedley
Jungle Soldier: The True Story of Freddy Spencer Chapman Jungle Soldier: The True Story of Freddy Spencer Chapman
By Brian Moynahan
Kidnap in Crete: The True Story of the Abduction of a Nazi General Kidnap in Crete: The True Story of the Abduction of a Nazi General
By Rick Stroud
Lonely Courage: The true story of the SOE heroines who fought to free Nazi-occupied France Lonely Courage: The true story of the SOE heroines who fought to free Nazi-occupied France
By Rick Stroud
Mission 101: The Untold Story of the SOE and the Second World War in Ethiopia Mission 101: The Untold Story of the SOE and the Second World War in Ethiopia
By Duncan McNab
Mission Accomplished: SOE and Italy 1943-1945 Mission Accomplished: SOE and Italy 1943-1945
By David Stafford
Mission Improbable: A Salute to the Royal Air Force Women of Special Operations Executive in Wartime France Mission Improbable: A Salute to the Royal Air Force Women of Special Operations Executive in Wartime France
By Squadron Leader Beryl E. Escott, Air Commodore Henry Probert
Moondrop to Gascony Moondrop to Gascony
By Anne Marie Walters
My War in the SOE: Behind Enemy Lines in France and Burma with the Special Operations Executive My War in the SOE: Behind Enemy Lines in France and Burma with the Special Operations Executive
By Harry Verlander
Nancy Wake Nancy Wake
By Russell Braddon
No Cloak, No Dagger: Allied Spycraft in Occupied France No Cloak, No Dagger: Allied Spycraft in Occupied France
By Benjamin Cowburn
No Small Achievement: Special Operations Executive and the Danish Resistance 1940-1945 No Small Achievement: Special Operations Executive and the Danish Resistance 1940-1945
By Knud J.V. Jespersen
Obedience to Instructions: FANY with the SOE in the Mediterranean Obedience to Instructions: FANY with the SOE in the Mediterranean
By Margaret Pawley
Odette Odette
By Jerrard Tickell
Odette: World War Two's Darling Spy Odette: World War Two's Darling Spy
By Penny Starns
Operations Most Secret .. SOE: The Malayan Theatre Operations Most Secret .. SOE: The Malayan Theatre
By Ian Trenowden
Our Man in Malaya: John Davis, CBE, DSO, Force 136 SOE and Postwar Counter-insurgency Our Man in Malaya: John Davis, CBE, DSO, Force 136 SOE and Postwar Counter-insurgency
By Margaret Sheenan
Parachutes, Patriots, Partisans: The Special Operations Executive and Yugoslavia, 1941-1945 Parachutes, Patriots, Partisans: The Special Operations Executive and Yugoslavia, 1941-1945
By Heather Williams
Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
By Artemis Cooper
Rogue Male: Death and Seduction in World War II with Mister Major Geoff Rogue Male: Death and Seduction in World War II with Mister Major Geoff
By Roger Field, Geoffrey Gordon-Creed
Sabotage and Subversion: The SOE and OSS at War Sabotage and Subversion: The SOE and OSS at War
By Ian Dear
Saboteur - The Untold Story of SOE's Youngest Agent at the Heart of the French Resistance: The Untold Story of SOE’s Youngest Agent at the Heart of the French Resistance Saboteur - The Untold Story of SOE's Youngest Agent at the Heart of the French Resistance: The Untold Story of SOE’s Youngest Agent at the Heart of the French Resistance
By Mark Seaman
Secret Flotillas: Clandestine Sea Operations in the Mediterranean, North Africa and the Adriatic, 1940-44 Vol 2 Secret Flotillas: Clandestine Sea Operations in the Mediterranean, North Africa and the Adriatic, 1940-44 Vol 2
By Brooks Richards
Secret Flotillas: Clandestine Sea Operations to Brittany, 1940-1944 Vol 1 Secret Flotillas: Clandestine Sea Operations to Brittany, 1940-1944 Vol 1
By Brooks Richards
Secret War Heroes: The Men of Special Operations Executive Secret War Heroes: The Men of Special Operations Executive
By Marcus Binney
Secret War in Italy Secret War in Italy
By William Fowler
Secret War: Story of S.O.E., Britain's Wartime Sabotage Organisation Secret War: Story of S.O.E., Britain's Wartime Sabotage Organisation
By Nigel West
Security and Special Operations: SOE and MI5 During the Second World Security and Special Operations: SOE and MI5 During the Second World
By Christopher J. Murphy
Set Europe Ablaze Set Europe Ablaze
By Edward Henry Cookridge
Setting France Ablaze: The Soe in France During WW II Setting France Ablaze: The Soe in France During WW II
By Peter Jacobs
Shadow Warriors: Daring Missions of World War II by Women of the OSS and SOE Shadow Warriors: Daring Missions of World War II by Women of the OSS and SOE
By Gordon Thomas, Greg Lewis
Shadows in the Fog: The True Story of Major Suttill and the Prosper French Resistance Network Shadows in the Fog: The True Story of Major Suttill and the Prosper French Resistance Network
By Francis J Suttill
She Landed By Moonlight: The Story of Secret Agent Pearl Witherington: The Real Charlotte Gray She Landed By Moonlight: The Story of Secret Agent Pearl Witherington: The Real Charlotte Gray
By Carole Seymour-Jones
Sisters, Secrets and Sacrifice: The True Story of WWII Special Agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne Sisters, Secrets and Sacrifice: The True Story of WWII Special Agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne
By Susan Ottaway
SOE Agent: Churchill's Secret Warriors SOE Agent: Churchill's Secret Warriors
By Terry Crowdy
SOE and The Resistance: As told in The Times Obituaries SOE and The Resistance: As told in The Times Obituaries
By M.R.D. Foot
SOE Hero: Bob Maloubier and The French Resistance SOE Hero: Bob Maloubier and The French Resistance
By Robert Maloubier
SOE Heroines: The Special Operations Executive's French Section and Free French Women Agents SOE Heroines: The Special Operations Executive's French Section and Free French Women Agents
By Bernard O'Connor
SOE In France 1941-1945: An Official Account of the Special Operations Executive s French Circuits SOE In France 1941-1945: An Official Account of the Special Operations Executive s French Circuits
By Major Robert Bourne-Patterson
Soe in France: An Account of the Work of the British Special Operations Executive in France Soe in France: An Account of the Work of the British Special Operations Executive in France
By M.R.D. Foot
Soe in the Low Countries Soe in the Low Countries
By M.R.D. Foot
SOE Syllabus: Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare, World War II SOE Syllabus: Lessons in Ungentlemanly Warfare, World War II
By PRO Publications
SOE's Balls of Steel: Operation Rubble, 147 Willing Volunteers and 25,000 Tons of Ball Bearings SOE's Balls of Steel: Operation Rubble, 147 Willing Volunteers and 25,000 Tons of Ball Bearings
By Sophie Jackson
SOE's Mastermind: An Authorised Biography of Major General Sir Colin Gubbins Kcmg, DSO, MC SOE's Mastermind: An Authorised Biography of Major General Sir Colin Gubbins Kcmg, DSO, MC
By Brian Lett
SOE's Ultimate Deception: Operation Periwig SOE's Ultimate Deception: Operation Periwig
By Fredric Boyce
SOE: An Outline History of the Special Operations Executive SOE: An Outline History of the Special Operations Executive
By M R D Foot
SOE: Churchill's Secret Agents SOE: Churchill's Secret Agents
By Terry Crowdy
Sons Of Odysseus Sons Of Odysseus
By Alan Ogden
Special Force: SOE and the Italian Resistance 1943 - 1945 Special Force: SOE and the Italian Resistance 1943 - 1945
By Malcolm Edward Tudor
Spirit of Resistance: The Life of SOE Agent Harry Peulevé DSO MC Spirit of Resistance: The Life of SOE Agent Harry Peulevé DSO MC
By Nigel Perrin
Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan
By Shrabani Basu
Station 12: Aston House - SOE's Secret Centre Station 12: Aston House - SOE's Secret Centre
By Des Turner
Station 43: Audley End House and SOE's Polish Section Station 43: Audley End House and SOE's Polish Section
By Ian Valentine
Target: Italy: The Secret War Against Mussolini 1940-1943 Target: Italy: The Secret War Against Mussolini 1940-1943
By Roderick Bailey
The Ariadne Objective: Patrick Leigh Fermor and the Underground War to Rescue Crete from the Nazis The Ariadne Objective: Patrick Leigh Fermor and the Underground War to Rescue Crete from the Nazis
By Wes Davis
The Cretan Runner The Cretan Runner
By George Psychoundakis
The Extraordinary Life of Mike Cumberlege SOE The Extraordinary Life of Mike Cumberlege SOE
By Robin Knight
The Grand Prix Saboteurs: The Grand Prix Drivers Who Became British Secret Agents During World War II The Grand Prix Saboteurs: The Grand Prix Drivers Who Became British Secret Agents During World War II
By Joe Saward
The Jungle Is Neutral The Jungle Is Neutral
By F. Spencer Chapman
The King's Most Loyal Enemy Aliens: Germans Who Fought for Britain in the Second World War The King's Most Loyal Enemy Aliens: Germans Who Fought for Britain in the Second World War
By Helen Fry
The Next Moon The Next Moon
By Ewen Southby-Tailyour, Andre Hue
The Secret Ministry of Ag. & Fish: My Life in Churchill's School for Spies The Secret Ministry of Ag. & Fish: My Life in Churchill's School for Spies
By Noreen Riols
The Small Scale Raiding Force The Small Scale Raiding Force
By Brian Lett
The Spy Who Loved: The secrets and lives of Christine Granville, Britain's first female special agent of WWII The Spy Who Loved: The secrets and lives of Christine Granville, Britain's first female special agent of WWII
By Clare Mulley
The White Rabbit: Wing Commander F.F.E.Yeo-Thomas The White Rabbit: Wing Commander F.F.E.Yeo-Thomas
By Bruce Marshall
The Wildest Province: SOE in the Land of the Eagle The Wildest Province: SOE in the Land of the Eagle
By Roderick Bailey
The Women Who Lived for Danger: The Women Agents of S.O.E. in the Second World War The Women Who Lived for Danger: The Women Agents of S.O.E. in the Second World War
By Marcus Binney
They Fought Alone: The True Story of SOE's Agents in Wartime France They Fought Alone: The True Story of SOE's Agents in Wartime France
By Maurice Buckmaster
Through Hitler's Back Door: SOE Operations in Hungary, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria 1939-45 Through Hitler's Back Door: SOE Operations in Hungary, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria 1939-45
By Alan Ogden
Tigers Burning Bright: SOE Heroes in the Far East Tigers Burning Bright: SOE Heroes in the Far East
By Alan Ogden
Undercover Operator: An SOE Agent's Experiences in France and the Far East Undercover Operator: An SOE Agent's Experiences in France and the Far East
By Sydney Hudson
Undercover: The Men and Women of the SOE Undercover: The Men and Women of the SOE
By Patrick Howarth
Unearthing Churchill's Secret Army: The Official List of SOE Casualties and Their Stories Unearthing Churchill's Secret Army: The Official List of SOE Casualties and Their Stories
By John Grehan, Martin Mace
Violette Szabo: The Life That I Have Violette Szabo: The Life That I Have
By Susan Ottaway
Violette: The Missions of SOE Agent Violette Szabó GC Violette: The Missions of SOE Agent Violette Szabó GC
By Tania Szabó
Watch for Me by Moonlight: British Agent with the French Resistance Watch for Me by Moonlight: British Agent with the French Resistance
By Evelyn Le Chene
We Will Remember Them: A Record of the Jews Who Died in the Armed Forces of the Crown from 1939-1945 We Will Remember Them: A Record of the Jews Who Died in the Armed Forces of the Crown from 1939-1945
By Henry Morris, Martin Sugarman
Wig's Secret War: The Biography of an SOE Air Operations Manager Wig's Secret War: The Biography of an SOE Air Operations Manager
By Gavin Wigginton
With SOE in Greece: The Wartime Experiences of Captain Pat Evans With SOE in Greece: The Wartime Experiences of Captain Pat Evans
By Tom Evans
Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, & Rescue Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, & Rescue
By Kathryn Atwood
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