Publisher:Macdonald and Co. (Publishers) Ltd, London, 1970
Binding:Softcover (Stiff Boards)
Macdonald and Co. (Publishers) Ltd, 1970, Softcover (Stiff Boards), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First, Illustrated By: Photographic
VII, 8-160 pages, introduction by Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Newman VC, OBE, and bibliography. The text is illustrated with numerous black and white contemporary photographs and maps. Photographic front cover, showing the Tirpitz destroyed, with black and white titles to the front panel and white titles to the backstrip. " The operation was a brilliant success. The dock remained out of action for the rest of the war, and the Tirpitz was denied the waters of the Atlantic. The most important was the effect on Frenchman's spirits. As the Prime Minister told surviving Raiders five years later: "You were the first to give us hope." " -- from the rear panel blurb. . Part of the Purnell's History of the Second World War, Battle Book, number 14. Rubbing and creasing to the book corners and to the backstrip edges. Foxing to the top edge of the front panel. There is a pink discolouration to the front fore paper edge. Rubbing to the front and rear book panels and to the corners of the spine. As with the all books in this series, the glue that holds the book together is very suspect, and needs careful handling when reading. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Military History -- World War II; Inventory No: 0107494.