The Battle for Norway 1940 - 1942.

Mace, Martin et al (eds.).

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The despatches from the naval and military commanders, detailing the entire Norwegian campaign, are presented here in a single volume for the first time. They are highly detailed and include accounts of the fighting from subordinate officers, as well as subsequent combined operations against the Vaagso and Lofoten Islands.

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Description

Despatches in this volume include that on the first and second battles of Narvik in 1940; the despatch on operations in central Norway 1940, by Lieutenant General H.R.S. Massy, Commander-in-Chief, North West Expeditionary Force; Despatch on operations in Northern Norway between April and June 1940; the despatch on carrier-borne aircraft attacks on Kirkenes (Norway) and Petsamo (Finland) in 1941, by Admiral Sir John C. Tovey; the despatch on the raid on military and economic objectives in the Lofoten Islands (Norway) in March 1941, by Admiral Sir John C. Tovey, Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet; and the despatch on the raid on military and economic objectives in the vicinity of Vaagso Island (Norway) in December 1941, by Admiral Sir John C. Tovey. This unique collection of original documents will prove to be an invaluable resource for historians, students and all those interested in what was one of the most significant periods in British military history.

Book Details

Author Mace, Martin et al (eds.).
Format HC
Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Imprint Pen & Sword Military
Number of Pages 192
Illustrations Illustrated
Publish Date 1/05/2015
Catalogue May18
Catalogue book number 242