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A haunting story from World War II

Autumn, 1944: Britain is now under enemy occupation. Panzer divisions and columns of Nazi troops sweep westwards, striking fear into a demoralised nation whose forces lie decimated across the shell-pocked landscape of mainland Europe.

In a remote valley in the Black Mountains of Wales, farmers’ wives awake to discover that the men of the village have vanished during the night. Like women across Britain, they silently suspect their husbands, brothers and sons have melted away to join the Resistance, whose members are hiding out in the hills and woods. . .

. . .Established in 1940 on the orders of Winston Churchill, the British Resistance Organisation was the government’s highly classified response to the threat of imminent invasion following the evacuation of British troops at Dunkirk.

The men were given commando-style training, which included killing collaborators as well as Nazis. The remains of bunkers, the resistance's operational bases, can still be found in woods around Britain.

Thanks to Instapundit for the link.

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