Starr's Spanish Heroes

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When George Starr and other agents from Britain's Special Operations Executive were parachuted into Nazi occupied France to organise the Resistance, they found an unexpected ally: thousands of battle-hardened Spanish Republican fighters.

Some of the agents and some of the Spaniards are still alive, but their story has never been heard until now.

Nick Caistor meets them and tells of their flight to France and their transformation into the SOE's secret weapon.