The Last of the Cockleshell Heroes

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Author(s): Bill Sparks
Original Publish Date: Oct 21, 2013
Product Number: EB00805893
Released: Feb 07, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781473815889
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
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Description

This is not just the story of what was perhaps the most daring raid undertaken by the commandos during the war, but it is also the true and remarkable account of a desperate escape by Marine Sparks and Major 'Blondie' Hasler across German-occupied France. For nearly three months, while they desperately sought assistance from the suspicious French Resistance and dodged German soldiers at every turn, Sparks and Hasler found themselves avoiding capture and certain death.

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