A Separate Little War

    A Separate Little War

    Versus the Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe in Norway September 1944 to May 1945

    Andrew D Bird

    Grub Street 2008

    Paperback 240pp Illustrated

    9781906502133   Product Code: 19151

    After the invasion of France in 1944, the air bases at Banff, Fraserburgh and Peterhead in northern Scotland were used to launch attacks on U-boats and merchant ships in the waters of south-west Norway, disrupting Germany's vital supplies of iron ore. Thoroughly researched and drawing on first-hand accounts, Andrew Bird's study examines this nine-month campaign in detail and reveals the largely unheralded contribution of the Banff Coastal Command Strike Wing to final victory in 1945.

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