Paris Underground Author:Etta Shiber In Paris, during the early years of WW II, an American woman, the author, and Kitty, a French female friend, operate an "underground" through which many British soldiers escaped from France. Here is an true story of the war which makes the wild imaginings of fiction writers look pale. This quiet, unassuming and tremendously thrilling c... more »hronicle of the author's experiences in smuggling nearly 200 British soldiers out of occupied France under the very noses of the Nazis is hardly likely to be surpassed for spine-tingling adventure and inspiring bravery.
They had a constant battle of wits with the Gestapo in a thrilling succession of adventures in which they, with the aid of a young French priest, were able to start scores of British soldiers on their way to freedom. The tale of their eventual capture and how Etta was able to frustate her arrogant German military judges and obtain release for herself is only a part of this remarkable true story.« less