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Black jackals

Author: Iain Gale
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A masterly portrayal of World War Two heroism, with vivid action and stirring personal journeys. A small team of soldiers, left behind to cover the British retreat, are ordered to blow the bridge as late as possible to stem the German tank pursuit. Although successful, the operation kills desperate refugees fleeing the scene. Who will be made to face the court-martial: the men carrying out the orders or their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Gale
ISBN: 9780007278640 0007278640 9780007415779 000741577X 9780007278664 0007278667
OCLC Number: 703349371
Description: 328 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Iain Gale.

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The start of a brand new WWII series from Iain Gale, author of Alamein.  Read more...

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Praise for Iain Gale: `A powerful novel of men at war. A triumph' Bernard Cornwell `A treat for every history buff, and a vivid picture of men at war' Scotland on Sunday Read more...

 
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