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The sabotage diaries, Katherine Barnes

Label
The sabotage diaries
Title
The sabotage diaries
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Barnes
Title variation
Sabotage diaries
Title variation remainder
the true story of a daring band of Allied special forces and their covert operations in Nazi-occupied Greece
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on the wartime diaries of Allied soldier and saboteur Tom Barnes, this account of thrilling WWII wartime deeds deep behind enemy lines in Greece is based on fact but reads like fiction. A thrilling read of wartime exploits, daring, intrigue and resourcefulness, The Sabotage Diaries is the astonishing true story of Allied engineer Tom Barnes, who was parachuted behind enemy lines in Greece in October 1942 with a small team of sappers and special operations officers. Their brief was to work with the Greek resistance in sabotage operations against the German and Italian occupation forces. Under-equipped and under-prepared but with courage to spare, their initial mission was to blow up a key railway bridge, cutting Rommel's supply lines to North Africa, where the battle of El Alamein was about to begin. But Operation Harling-as it was known-was only the start of a lengthy and perilous clandestine mission. Written by Tom Barnes' daughter-in-law, award-winning author Katherine Barnes, and drawn from Tom's wartime diaries, reports and letters, plus many other historical sources and first-hand accounts, this is a vivid and gripping tale of the often desperate and dangerous reality behind sabotage operations
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Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10445758
Cataloging source
ANL
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Barnes, Katherine
Dewey number
940.53
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Barnes, Cecil Edward
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Soldiers
Target audience
adult
Label
The sabotage diaries, Katherine Barnes
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"The true story of a daring band of Allied special forces and their covert operations in Nazi-occupied Greece" -- Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-408) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • cartographic image
Control code
000054359644
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 417 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780732298791
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits, photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)904594267
Label
The sabotage diaries, Katherine Barnes
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The true story of a daring band of Allied special forces and their covert operations in Nazi-occupied Greece" -- Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-408) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • cartographic image
Control code
000054359644
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 417 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780732298791
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits, photographs
System control number
(OCoLC)904594267

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