Behind Enemy Lines with the SAS

The story of Amédée Maingard, SOE Agent

Paul McCue

 
Date Published :
March 2008
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
16 pages b/w photos
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781844156184
Pages : 224
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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$39.95
Paperback
ISBN : 9781526756657
Pages : 224
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6 inches
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$24.95

Overview
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Amédée Maingard was a young Mauritian studying in London in 1939 who volunteered for the British Army. After a frustrating spell in the infantry, Maingard joining the Special Operations Executive (SOE) and later had a successful career as a leader and peace keeper in France and later Mauritius.

Maingard returned to Mauritius and was instrumental in developing the island’s tourism and hotel industry. Founder and first Chairman of Air Mauritius, he became one of his country’s most successful postwar businessmen before illness cut short his ambition and he died in 1981 at the age of 62.

About The Author
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Born in Yorkshire in 1958 and educated both there and in Surrey, Paul McCue later graduated in International Studies from the University of Birmingham. His working life began with Laker Airways and upon the companys demise he joined the local government service. He is currently a Director in an inner London local authority.

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