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The real heroes of Telemark

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Sixty years ago, four men parachuted onto a Norwegian glacier, equipped with only the most basic equipment. Their mission was to prevent the Nazi regime from building an atomic bomb. Now wilderness expert Ray Mears tells the true story of this gruelling campaign, showing how these men's ability to survive in extreme conditions influenced the outcome of the Second World War. The Telemark campaign was an example of the bravery and skill of the SOE trainees. The Norwegians transformed a military disaster into a triumph. This book will tell the full story for the first time.

Item details

Author(s):
Mears, Ray
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0340830158
ISBN-13:
9780340830154
Number of pages:
274
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton 1996

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Sixty years ago, four men parachuted onto a Norwegian glacier, equipped with only the most basic equipment. Their mission was to prevent the Nazi regime from building an atomic bomb. Now wilderness expert Ray Mears tells the true story of this gruelling campaign, showing how these men's ability to survive in extreme conditions influenced the outcome of the Second World War. The Telemark campaign was an example of the bravery and skill of the SOE trainees. The Norwegians transformed a military disaster into a triumph. This book will tell the full story for the first time.

Author(s):
Mears, Ray
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0340830158
ISBN-13:
9780340830154
Number of pages:
274
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton 1996

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