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Operation Tabarin : Britain's Secret Wartime Expedition to Antarctica 1944-46.

Author: Stephen Haddelsey; Alan Carroll
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1943, Churchill's War Cabinet met to discuss the opening of a new front. Its battles would be fought amidst the glaciers of the Antarctic. Intended to safeguard the Falkland Islands from Japanese invasion and to deny harbours in the sub-Antarctic to German U-boats, the expedition also sought to re-assert British territorial rights in the face of Argentine provocation. This would achieve its ultimate expression in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Haddelsey; Alan Carroll
ISBN: 9780750955119 0750955112
OCLC Number: 881414839
Description: 1 online resource (460 pages)
Contents: Cover; Praise for Operation Tabarin; Title; Dedication; Quote; Author's Note; Acknowledgements; Contents; Foreword by HRH --
The Princess Royal; Prologue; 1 The Shadow & the Substance; 2 The Theatre; 3 The Beachhead; 4 Island Life; 5 Wiencke Island; 6 A Waiting Game; 7 The Rendezvous; 8 New Horizons; 9 The Witches' Cauldron; 10 The White Warfare of the South; 11 The Long Retreat; 12 From Tabarin to BAS; Select Bibliography; Plates; Copyright.

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In 1943, with the German Sixth Army annihilated at Stalingrad and Rommel's Afrika Korps in full retreat after defeat at El Alamein, Winston Churchill's War Cabinet met to discuss the opening of a new  Read more...

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