Jerusalem: Keter, 1969. Item #14146
Cloth; 8vo. 279 pages. Apparent first edition. Autobiography of this woman's remarkable experiences as a member of the Polish Resistance in WWII, and as a spy who worked as a cleaning woman in German houses, and even posed as a prostitute to lure German officers to interrogation and death. She was eventually arrested by the Gestapo, but managed to confuse her captors into thinking she was a French refugee, and then posed as a Russian parachutist. She did some time at Auschwitz before escaping from a different prison camp, and became a Red Army officer before becoming disillusioned with the Communists. She deserted, and managed to join the remnants of her family in Palestine in 1947. World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Jewish. Excellent condition in good jacket. (H-31).