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Secret flotillas

Clandestine sea operations to Brittany, 1940-1944

by Brooks Richards

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Published by Whitehall History Pub. in association with Frank Cass in London, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secret service,
  • World War II,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military,
  • Great Britain. Special Operations Executive,
  • British Naval operations,
  • HISTORY,
  • Great Britain,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesClandestine sea operations to Brittany, 1940-1944
    StatementBrooks Richards ; foreword by M.R.D. Foot
    Series[Government"s Official History programme], Government official history series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.S7 D487eb vol. 1
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (1 v.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27086783M
    ISBN 100203642112
    ISBN 109780203642115
    OCLC/WorldCa57049207

    Focusing upon Allied clandestine operations by sea to Brittany from to this second edition effectively splits the original book on 'Secret Flotillas' into two volumes. Had the book remained as one volume it would have become unwieldy with the weight of new information that has come to light in the interim. Previous ed.: published as 1.   Flotilla vacations offer a fun, relaxed and unique experience for families, couples, solo travelers and groups across stunning sailing grounds in the British Virgin Islands, Greece, and Croatia.. Specialty flotillas that cater to specific interests are also available and include our Food & Wine flotillas in Croatia and Italy.. Learn to Sail flotillas like our Flotilla Starter course and.

    About this Item: HMSO, [], 8vo., First Edition, with coloured frontispiece, and numerous plates and folding maps (a number coloured); blue cloth, gilt back, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. The original version of Richards' official and exhaustive account of the secret flotillas crucial to both SIS and SOE. It was revised and reissued as two volumes in , retaining the. This authoritative publication by the official historian, the late Sir Brooks Richards, vividly describes and analyses the clandestine naval operations that took place during World War II. The account has been made possible through Sir Brooks' access to.

    Every college world history textbook discusses the early 15th c. CE Chinese naval expeditions, commissioned by the Ming Emperor Zhu Di and commanded . and wrote an account of this period in his book Secret Flotillas. In Autumn he served in the staff of Duff Cooper, minister-resident charged with re-opening the British embassy in Paris, and in he became a reservist in the Royal Naval Reserve (RNR). Post war.


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