Raiders by Ross Kemp
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A free sampler of Ross Kemp's Raiders: six true stories of the most daring British operations of World War Two.



This sampler contains the story of Operation Judgement; believed to be one of the most incredible raids of World War Two.



The full ebook and hardback will be available on 25th October 2012.



Six raids that changed the course of history.



Operation Judgement: one of the most spectacular efforts of World War Two, where obsolete British biplanes attacked the Italian fleet in Taranto.



Operation Archery: the first true combined operation carried out by all three British forces. THis successful raid persuaded Hitler that the Allies were planning a full scale invasion.



Operation Biting: a cross-Channel raid into France that was the first major attack by the British Airborne Division and its first battle honour.



Operation Gunnerside: a dramatic demolition assault on Hitler's atomic bomb plant in Norway.



Operation Chariot: 'the greatest raid of all': the British amphibious attack on the Normandie dry dock at St Nazaire in German-occupied France.



Operation Deadstick: the story of the first Allies into the fray on D-Day, tasked with seizing and holding two bridges to prevent an armoured German counter-attack.

 

About Ross Kemp

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Ross Kemp is an investigative journalist, receiving international recognition for his critically acclaimed and BAFTA award-winning documentary series on Afghanistan, Gangs and Africa. Ross has spent time on the front line in Afghanistan with 1 Royal Anglian, 5 Scots, 16 Air Assault and 45 Commando and is a patron of Help for Heroes. He lives in London.
 
Published October 25, 2012 by Cornerstone Digital. 42 pages
Genres: History, War.

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