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Shetland bus

David Howarth

Shetland bus

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Norway.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, London , Nelson, 1951.

    StatementDavid Howarth.
    SeriesA Lythway book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD779.N6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(336)p. ;
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17384795M
    ISBN 100745101437


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This website is dedicated to all those who gave of their lives in the extremely hazardous boat trips between Shetland and Norway, to assist the Norwegian resistance.

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Unlike many such memoirs, Howarth himself plays the role of a supporting character, rather than leading man, but it is this humility and self-effacement that built the trust of the Norwegian irregulars who are the main subject of the book, and the source of much of the Cited by: 1.

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(Subject: World War II - Western Europe) Shetland bus book author was second in command of the Shetland base for the small boats, collectively known as 'The Shetland Bus', which maintained the WWII escape and supply route from occupied Norway. This is his tribute to the bravery of the Norwegian sailors who manned the boats for the dangerous crossing.

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The Andholmen, a fully restored Shetland Bus boat re-visiting Scalloway in The Shetland Bus was a wartime resistance movement taking wireless operators, armaments and combatants into Nazi occupied Norway and returning with refugees and resistance operatives during World War II.

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The names of these men are shown on the four plaques arranged around the memorial. On top of the memorial is a model of one of the fishing boats used in the Shetland Bus operation. Sep 23,  · The Shetland Bus A WWII Epic of Escape, Survival, and Adventure (Book): Howarth, David Armine: The Shetland Bus recounts the hundreds of crossings of small boats from the Shetland Islands to German-occupied Norway to supply arms to the Resistors and to rescue refugees all under constant threat by German U-boats and winter storms.

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