introduction /Origins /Initial Strategy /The Plan /The Raid /Analysis and Conclusion /Further Reading /Index
Fought by tough Norwegian skiers and survivalists, this book describes the famous World War II Commando raids that sabotaged a German nuclear facility in the freezing depths of Norway, ensuring Nazi Germany could not produce an atomic bomb.
David Greentree graduated in History at York before taking an MA in War Studies from King's College London and qualifying as a lecturer in Further Education. In 1995 he accepted a commission in the Royal Air Force and has served in a variety of locations, including Afghanistan and Oman. He has written several books for Osprey, focusing on British military history and World War II. He lives in Southsea, UK. Mark Stacey was born in Manchester in 1964 and has been a freelance illustrator since 1987. He has a lifelong interest in all periods of history, particularly military history, and has specialized in this area throughout his career. He now lives and works in Cornwall, UK. Peter Dennis was born in 1950. Inspired by contemporary magazines such as Look and Learn he studied Illustration at Liverpool Art College. Peter has since contributed to hundreds of books, predominantly on historical subjects, including many Osprey titles. A keen wargamer and modelmaker, he is based in Nottinghamshire, UK.
"This 80-page paperback is richly illustrated by photographs, maps and artwork by the team of Peter Dennis and Mark Stacey. It's a riveting account of a raid that helped the Allies beat Adolf Hitler to the punch in the race to build an atomic bomb." - Toy Soldier & Model Figure Magazine