The Sledge Patrol

By David Howarth

Format: Paperback

In 1943, using dogsleds to patrol a 500-mile stretch of the Greenland coast, the wartime mission of Danish and Norwegian hunters was to guard against Nazi interlopers. However, when spotting the enemy, they were forced to escape, walking 56 miles to get back to base. This is their story.

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In 1943, using dogsleds to patrol a 500-mile stretch of the Greenland coast, the wartime mission of Danish and Norwegian hunters was to guard against Nazi interlopers. However, when spotting the enemy, they were forced to escape, walking 56 miles to get back to base. This is their story.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 4 Apr 2003
ISBN 9781843410096
Number of Pages 256

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