Denmark's situation in the Second World War was unique. The Danish struggle against German occupation took place against a background of a continuing Danish administration left, mostly, alone by the occupying power; resisting Danes were put into a moral dilemma. But freedom didn't last, and prominent figures were imprisoned in the Shell building in the centre of Copenhagen. The RAF raid on that building was one of the most difficult and daring low-level daylight raids of the whole war. It was a triumph of planning and daring execution: but, as the result of an accident, it was also a sickening and terrible tragedy. 'A contribution to history, stylishly written and, at times, intolerably moving.' The Irish Times
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Robin Reilly pursued a military career before becoming an established military historian. He is the author of many books, including WOLFE OF QUEBEC, recently republished by Cassell.
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Book Description Leslie Frewin, 1969. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 079215
Book Description Frewin, 1969. Book Condition: Fair. 1st Printing. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP89339255
Book Description Leslie Frewin, London, 1969. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First. Red boards with illust.clipped jacket; Very clean & unmarked copy slightly agetoned pages, slight foxing on top of page edges; Jacket is free of chips/tears, lighly discoloured along edges; 224 pages with index, illust. by b/w photo sections; The true story of the raid on Gestapo HQ in Copenhagen led by Sir Basil Embry in Mosquito Bombers and the tragedy that followed. Bookseller Inventory # PARA4617
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Book Description Frewin, London, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1969 Frewin first edition hardback; very good clean copy, with very good unclipped dj; UK dealer, immediate dispatch. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 197W17