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The Shetland bus

Author: David Armine Howarth
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Lyons Press, 2001, ©1951.
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In 1943, using dogsleds to patrol a 500-mile stretch of the Greenland coast, the wartime mission of Danish and Norwegian hunters was to guard against Nazi interlopers. However, when spotting the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Armine Howarth
ISBN: 1585742880 9781585742882
OCLC Number: 46717912
Notes: Originally published in 1951 by Thomas Nelson, London.
Includes index.
Description: x, 220 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The Beginning of a Saga --
Across to Norway --
Air Attack --
Shipwreck --
Domestic Affairs --
Storm --
Two Skippers --
Raid on Lofoten --
Life at Lunna --
Summer Refit --
Big Game --
Successes and Tragedies --
Man-hunt in Lapland --
The Loss of the Bergholm --
General map showing Shetland in relation to Norway --
Map of More district of Norway showing routes of several of the main operations --
Baalsrud's escape route from Toftefjord to Sweden.
Responsibility: David Howarth.

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"A vivid firsthand narrative of the sinking of the vessel by a sperm whale."--"New York Times Book Review"

 
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