DOOMED BEFORE THE START The Allied Intervention in Norway 1940 Vol. I: The road to Invasion and Early Moves Vol 2: Evacuation And Further Naval Operations

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The author provides a detailed account of the German invasion and the Allied reaction, including the land, sea and air battles. This includes such actions as the sinking of HMS Glowworm and HMS Glorious, the Gladiators on the frozen lakes and Maurice Force, the sacrifice of the Territorial Battalions at Tretten and the Independent Companies, to name but a few.
Volume 1 focuses on the prelude to and early phases of the German invasion and Allied response.
Volume 2 focuses on the evacuation and further Naval operations including the sinking of HMS Glorious.
As in Niall’s previous books, detailed research has been carried out using official reports, war diaries and veterans’ accounts, supported by photographs and maps.

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