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WIGGAN, RICHARD, - OPERATION FRESHMAN - The Rjukan Heavy Water Raid 1942.

Title: OPERATION FRESHMAN - The Rjukan Heavy Water Raid 1942.
Description: William Kimber, London, 1986, 1st edn., 176pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., map in text, dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, col'd pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the attacks on the heavy water plant at Vemork in Norway, (attacked successfully by the Linge Company of Norwegian SOE, February 1943), especially the abortive raid by British 1st Airborne Division, Royal Engineers, November 1942, whose gliders crashed on landing. The survivors were captured and executed under Hitler's order against the Commando raids, tiny bump top cnr. upper bd., very good plus in a fine dustwrapper,

Keywords: war ww2 soe norway vemork heavy water atom bomb telemark rjukan sabotage commando execution war crime

Price: GBP 16.10 = appr. US$ 22.99 Seller: A Book for all Reasons
- Book number: 26516

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