Dogs of Courage
When Britain's Pets Went to War 1939–45
From 1939, when people were advised that if they couldn't send their pets to the country in wartime, 'it really is kindest to have them destroyed', to the Dickin Medals awarded at the end of the war, Clare Campbell tells the story of the dogs' war effort, whether conscripted to serve on the battlefields as messengers or mine detectors, or as rescue dogs working in the rubble of bombed buildings, sniffing out survivors on the home front.
The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day
Stephen Talty tells the story of the young Spaniard, Juan Pujol, who became the Allies' double agent Garbo and posed as the Nazis' spy in England, convincing them that the D-Day invasion would come at Calais rather than Normandy.