Communicating with the European Resistance: an assessment of the Special Operations Executive’s wireless facilities in the UK during the Second World War

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Summary: This article presents for the first time an examination of the Special Operations Executive’s (SOE) UK-based communication facilities. Established in 1940, SOE was responsible for coordinating all acts of sabotage against the enemy overseas. This was only possible with the aid of a reliable communications link with the Resistance. By examining SOE’s Home Stations, this article will demonstrate the value the organization placed in reliable wireless communications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-304
Number of pages16
JournalPost-Medieval Archaeology
Volume50
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 May 2016

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