Secret Alliances: Special Operations and Intelligence in Norway 1940-1945

Special Operations and Intelligence in Norway 1940-1945 - The British Perspective

Tony Insall

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An appraisal of Anglo-Norwegian cooperation in the Second World War, subtitled "Special Operations & Intelligence In Norway 1940-1945 - The British Perspective".

Dr Tony Insall worked for more than thirty years in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and served in Nigeria, Hong Kong, China and Malaysia, before spending five years in Norway. He was also an associate editor of FCO Historians and has published several books and articles on Norwegian history. He is a senior visiting fellow in the Department of War Studies at King's College London and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

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Einband gebundene Ausgabe
Seitenzahl 464
Erscheinungsdatum 09.06.2020
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-78590-477-6
Verlag Biteback Publishing
Maße (L/B/H) 23.7/16.2/4 cm
Gewicht 652 g

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  • Table of Contents:
    Abbreviations
    Maps
    Chapter 1 AN INTRODUCTION
    Chapter 2 THE RESISTANCE BEGINS
    9 April 1940: German invasion
    Chapter 3 'DANGEROUS RIVALS'
    SIS and SOE:did their differencesdamage operations in Norway?
    Chapter 4 CRACKING ABWEHR CODES
    How Bletchley Park made the breakthrough
    Chapter 5 GERMAN SUCCESS, NEAR MISSES AND FAILURES
    Abwehr espionage: agents, double agents and Double-Cross
    Chapter 6 SECRET ALLIANCES TAKE EFFECT
    1941-1942: creating a productive relationship
    Chapter 7 SOE'S SUCCESSES AND SETBACKS
    Operations and problems 1941-1943
    Chapter 8 THE SIS COAST-WATCHERS
    Development of naval coverage
    Chapter 9 OPERATIONS FRESHMAN AND GUNNERSIDE
    Attempts to destroy the heavy water plant at Vemork
    Chapter 10 THE TIDE STARTS TO TURN
    1943-1944: preparations for liberation
    Chapter 11 HUNTING DOWN THE TIRPITZ
    Churchill's obsession
    Chapter 12 SOE SABOTAGE AND DISRUPTING THE U-BOATS
    1944: diversification of operations
    Chapter 13 'LUKKET PÅ GRUNN AV GLEDE'
    'Closed because of joy' - the final steps to freedom
    Chapter 14 RETRIBUTION, RECOGNITION AND COMPENSATION
    The aftermath
    Appendix: DSO CITATIONS FOR BJØRN RØRHOLT AND TORSTEIN RAABY
    Endnotes
    Select Bibliography
    Acknowledgements
    Index