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Amberley Catalogue 2011

Amberley Catalogue 2011

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Published by amberleypublishing
This catalogue and stocklist is intended primarily for end-users and stock-holding booksellers, and the titles shown here are all now available. All of the titles on pages 1 to 24 have been published since October 2010. In the stocklist panels on pages 25–64, new titles published since October 2010 are marked with a circular, red ‘new’ badge.
This catalogue and stocklist is intended primarily for end-users and stock-holding booksellers, and the titles shown here are all now available. All of the titles on pages 1 to 24 have been published since October 2010. In the stocklist panels on pages 25–64, new titles published since October 2010 are marked with a circular, red ‘new’ badge.

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Published by: amberleypublishing on Apr 05, 2011
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11/09/2011

 
AMBERLEY PUBLISHING
AMBERLEY PUBLISHING
THE HILL, STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE GL5 4ER
1
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A thrilling tribute to the men who gave their allin one of the most daring raids of the war 
The
Cockleshell Heroes: The Final Witness
is without doubt
the de� nitiveaccount
of a mission thought to be an impossible one. This is not just anauthoritative story about thirteen ‘black-faced villains’ embarked on a secretmission via T-Class submarine. It is a powerful depiction and an astoundingtale of courage and bravery by men and women of both Britain and Franceone which is graphic in its telling. This is the complete ‘no holds barred’record and is a deeply researched, highly detailed, intricately woven accountof a Combined Operations Clandestine Raid, with men who volunteered forHazardous Service, who sought challenges rather than avoid them. Theypaddled  land miles in canoes to place limpet mines on Axis blockaderunners deep inside enemy held territory.Never before has this narrative been told in its entirety. Never beforehave all the individuals concerned been named. Never before have all thosethat played their part in this historic ‘little event’ had each of their storiestold; coloured and crafted with actual words written and spoken by thesenotables, the very essence of their being. Here laid bare are life stories,intertwined with these commandos, leading into the indelible part of historythat is and will remain the ‘Cockleshell Heroes. This is
their 
‘Final Witness’.Quentin Rees’s previous best-selling book for Amberley,
he CockleshellCanoes
, generated an exhibition of wartime canoes that is still on at theNational Maritime Museum in Falmouth. One of Quentin’s canoes onexhibition is the same Mark of canoe that was used on the ‘CockleshellHeroes’ raid; it is the only known privately owned Cockle Mark  in theworld.Price: £.ISBN: ----Binding: HBSize:  x  mmExtent:  pages,  b&w illustrations
The end-game of the Second World War, as told by one of Britain’s best known writers on the period
     & :   
Price: £.ISBN: ----Binding: HBSize:  x  mmExtent:  pages,  b&w illustrationsEarly in  the British Liberation Army (BLA), who had battled their wayfrom the Normandy beaches to the borders of Germany, embarked onOperation Eclipse. This was the ‘end-game’ of the Second World War, theunique military campaign to invade and conquer Hitler’s Third Reich andliberate  million enslaved nationals from Holland, Denmark and Norway;to free multitudes of displaced persons (DPs) or slaves; and
inter alia
to freethe survivors of twenty concentration camps and many Allied POW camps.The Allied Military Government (AMG) brought law and order to  millionGerman nationals in the allocated British zone of occupation (BAOR) andappropriate retribution too. A thrilling race with Stalin’s Red Army ensuedto reach the Baltic. A matter of a few hours and Denmark and Norwaywould have been swept into the evil Soviet empire.
FEATURED ONAND
The WestCountry Tonight

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