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Cheshire: The Secret War 1939-1945 (Paperback) Loot Price: R195
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Cheshire: The Secret War 1939-1945 (Paperback): Ron Freethy
Cheshire: The Secret War 1939-1945 (Paperback): Ron Freethy

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Cheshire: The Secret War 1939-1945 (Paperback)

Ron Freethy

Series: Local History

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In 1939 it was thought that, as a diversionary tactic, Germany might launch an attack on the coast-line of Cheshire from southern Ireland. To back this up, it was expected that there might be multiple parachute landings across the county. As plans to repel any assault were developed, invasion committees were set up and a covert army was formed made up of local shipyard workers, school teachers and postmen. Underground hides were built and training was given in the servicing and firing of weapons including hand grenades. Author Ron Freethy has talked to a great many of those who took part in covert operations and uses their first-hand accounts to tell the story.

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Imprint: Countryside Books
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Local History
Release date: October 2012
Authors: Ron Freethy
Dimensions: 210 x 148 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
ISBN-13: 978-1-84674-294-1
Barcode: 9781846742941
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Books > Social sciences > Warfare & defence > War & defence operations > Battles & campaigns
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Local history
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Local history
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Military history
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Military history
Books > Humanities > History > World history > From 1900 > Second World War
Books > History > World history > From 1900 > Second World War
LSN: 1-84674-294-3

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