Britain s Band of Brothers

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Britain s Band of Brothers

Britain s Band of Brothers

They were Britain’s Second World War ‘Band of Brothers’, a secret army of fifty handpicked, cross-Channel raiders who carried the fight to the enemy shore long before D-Day. Created after the fall of Dunkirk, they commandeered a Brixham fishing boat and planned clandestine attacks on German warships in the Channel. But not all their enemies wore German uniform. Thwarted by rivals working for Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), the unit sailed to West Africa where, as part of Special Operations Executive (SOE), they carried out an audacious top-secret raid on neutral shipping. Returning to Britain in triumph and feted now by Churchill himself, they expanded into the Small Scale Raiding Force. In almost twenty daring missions for Combined Operations, whilst operating from a secret manor house in Dorset, they raided German outposts, kidnapped sentries, ambushed patrols and shot prisoners, all the while sowing fear and havoc along the rim of Hitler’s Fortress Europe. Britain’s Band of Brothers is their story of courage and comradeship, of patriotism, tragedy and dawn-cold courage, told here in full for the first time.

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Britain's Band of Brothers
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Tom Keene
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-01 - Publisher: The History Press

They were Britain’s Second World War ‘Band of Brothers’, a secret army of fifty handpicked, cross-Channel raiders who carried the fight to the enemy shore long before D-Day. Created after the fall of Dunkirk, they commandeered a Brixham fishing boat and planned clandestine attacks on German warships in the Channel.
The Lost Band of Brothers
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Tom Keene
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-02 - Publisher: The History Press

They were Britain’s Second World War ‘Band of Brothers’, a secret army of fifty handpicked, cross-Channel raiders who carried the fight to the enemy shore long before D-Day. Created after the fall of Dunkirk, they commandeered a Brixham fishing boat and planned clandestine attacks on German warships in the Channel.
The Tank War
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Mark Urban
Categories: World War, 1939-1945
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-03 - Publisher: Abacus

Drawing on a wealth of research, from interviews with surviving members to a treasure trove of rarely used archive material, Mark Urban has produced an unflinchingly honest, unsentimental account of the 5th RTR's wartime experiences. Capturing both characters in their crew and exploring the strategy behind their success, 'The Tank
Beyond Band of Brothers
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Dick Winters, Cole C Kingseed
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-21 - Publisher: Random House

On D-Day, Dick Winters took off with 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment and prepared to parachute into German-held north France. Ground troops landing on Utah beach were relying on Easy Company to secure one of the causeways that were vital if the troops were to get off the beaches and reach
Band Of Brothers
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Stephen E. Ambrose
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-25 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

**THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER** The book that inspired Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed TV series, produced by Tom Hanks and starring Damian Lewis. In Band of Brothers, Stephen E. Ambrose pays tribute to the men of Easy Company, a crack rifle company in the US Army. From their rigorous training in Georgia in

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