This volume provides a detailed analysis of the raid and its consequences, uncovering the truth behind this most famous clandestine attack of the twentieth century. During World War 2 the German battleship Tirpitz, apparently safe in its Norwegian anchorages, was a significant threat to Allied shipping. If the Artic convoys were not to be seriously disrupted, the Tirpitz had to be destroyed. In September 1943 the Royal Navy launched an audacious raid against the battleship using six midget submarines. Despite heavy ...

Remagen Bridge 2006, Ian Allan Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780711030947

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