bookshelves: published-1975, history, one-penny-wonder, nonfiction, paper-read, autumn-2011, sciences, wwii, norway
Read on November 09, 2011
Opening - On the night of June 17 1942, Winston Churchill boarded a Boeing flying boat and left Britain on what in retrospect may have been the most important mission of World War II. The Real Heroes of Telemark: Ray Mears
Totally engrossing short read about how very nearly it all could have gone the other way.
The Terrain in question
Grini concentration camp just 35miles north of Oslo's shopping centre."
Sigrid Gurie (here with John Wayne) was the twin of first-choice-for-mission Lt Knut Haukelid"