doomed expedition

the Norwegian campaign of 1940
  • 198 Pages
  • 0.11 MB
  • English
L. Cooper , London
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Norway., Norway -- History -- German occupation, 1940-


Norway, No

StatementJack Adams.
LC ClassificationsD763.N6 A53 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 198 p., [8] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1902740M
ISBN 100850520363
LC Control Number90104440

Very interesting book. To summarize the takeaway- it is a true story about how snobbery of the British officer class doomed an expedition, almost leading to loss of life.

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The author left out a lot of the events recounted in the book and presents them more as short stories, recreating dialogue as fact, when the author could have no way of knowing what was said.

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In early Marchfive members of a British Army expedition emerged from Low's Gully, a five mile long hell hole falling away from Mount Kinabalu in the jungle of Borneo. However, the achievement of the five - mostly fit and able young British non-commissioned officers - in being the first to conquer Low's Gully was overshadowed by the fact that the other five members of.

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Following a disappointing loss in the presidential election, Theodore Roosevelt struck out on a treacherous expedition to navigate an unmapped river in the Amazon. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: 3 September to 8 April Scandinavian prelude to 15 April The German invasion ; Norwegian resistance and allied countermeasures April to 31 May Operations in the areas of Narvik, Bodo.

Tales of the Doomed Franklin Expedition Long Ignored the Inuit Side, But “The Terror” Flips the Script The new AMC television show succeeds in. Uusmas theory is more professional, but in her book “Expedition: min kärlekshistoria” she writes a more “story” version of what she believes has happened.

The story is that on the 9th of October, the snowstorm stopped. The men were quick to go and bring driftwood to build the hut with when they spotted a polar bear coming closer to the.

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In an Arctic explorer named SA Andree tried to fly to the north pole in a hydrogen balloon. The book Ice Balloon recounts his doomed expedition. [Anchorage Museum explores fate of doomed Franklin expedition in new exhibit] [ Long-missing ships of Franklin’s Arctic expedition have been found, but mysteries remain ] About this Author.

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Additionally, the comedian/actor/author Michael Palin wrote a well-known book, “Erebus: the Story of a Ship.” Twenty-three separate expeditions took place in search of the lost crew and ships. A sonar image of the H.M.S.

Erebus shows where it came to rest on the sea floor. Inthe Franklin expedition’s two ships, H.M.S. Erebus and. London — Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of is remembered for one of the great feats of human daring and valour.

Attempting to sail across the Weddell Sea, the expedition ship Endurance became trapped in pack ice, eventually disintegrating in October The dramatic escape of the crew is the stuff of legend. This is my presentation at the Chicago Yacht Club about some of the arctic expeditions that I undertook searching for the 2 missing ships and crew of the doomed Franklin Expedition of To.

Get this from a library. Descent into chaos: the doomed expedition to Low's Gully. [R M Connaughton] -- "In early Marchfive members of a British Army expedition emerged from Low's Gully, a five mile long hell hole falling away from Mount Kinabalu in the jungle of Borneo.

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