Dutch Courage: Spe­cial Forces in the Nether­lands 1944– 45

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine - - THE GUIDE - by Jelle Hooiveld (Am­ber­ley Pub­lish­ing, £18)

From Septem­ber 1944, elite teams com­posed of Bri­tish, Amer­i­can, French and Dutch vol­un­teers were de­ployed be­hind en­emy lines in the oc­cu­pied Nether­lands. A re­searcher for the Nether­lands In­sti­tute of Mil­i­tary His­tory at the Dutch Min­istry of De­fence, Hooiveld’s Dutch Courage pro­vides an in-depth look into the re­cruit­ment and ac­tions of these ‘Jed­burgh’ teams.

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