SOE Begue, Georges Pierre Andre

John Robertson

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Staff member
  • SURNAME
Begue
  • FORENAME
Georges Pierre Andre
  • UNIT
F Section SOE
  • RANK
Lieutenant
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Member of the British Empire,Chevalier,Legion dHonneur (Fr),Croix de Guerre (Fr)
  • PLACE
France 1942
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit ?
Commandant,French Forces
born 22.11.1911 Perigueux,France
trained as engineer at University College of Hull,Yorkshire
Royal Corps of Signals 1940 (Sgt)
joined SOE 1940
codename George 1
Autogiro Circuit (w/t op)
arrested 3.10.1941 Limoges,France
escaped 16.7.1942 from Mauzac Prison Camp,France
also awarded Medaille de la Resistance Francaise
emigrated to USA postwar
died 18.12.1993 Falls Church,Virginia,U.S.A.
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Sabotage and Subversion: The SOE and OSS at War
The Jungle Is Neutral
Our Man in Malaya: John Davis, CBE, DSO, Force 136 SOE and Postwar Counter-insurgency
Odette: World War Two's Darling Spy
Watch for Me by Moonlight: British Agent with the French Resistance
The King's Most Loyal Enemy Aliens: Germans Who Fought for Britain in the Second World War
Target: Italy: The Secret War Against Mussolini 1940-1943
Jungle Fighter: Infantry Officer, Chindit and S.O.E. Agent in Burma, 1941-45
Through Hitler's Back Door: SOE Operations in Hungary, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria 1939-45
SOE Hero: Bob Maloubier and The French Resistance
Nancy Wake
Dead on Time: The Memoir of an SOE and OSS Agent in Occupied France
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