The Storm Boat Kings : The 23rd RCE at Arnhem 1944 (Paperback)

Author: Sliz, John

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The epic battle of the British 1st Airborne Division at Arnhem has been told may times, but the account of their evacuation across the River Rhine is less well known. This book tells the story of how the Royal Canadian Engineers not only supported the Royal Engineers, but ferried the largest contingent of the Airborne troops across the flooded river under less than ideal conditions.returncharacterreturncharacterOne unit in particular, the 23rd Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers, found lasting honor for their bravery and their expert handling of the rescuing Storm Boats. Unfortunately, glory came at a high cost to a unit that would soon earn the nickname, "The Storm Boat Kings."

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Publisher Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc
Mfg Part# 9781551251035
SKU 206794895
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1551251035
Release Date 11/19/2009
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 6L x 0.5T
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Editors Note The battle of the British 1st Airborne Division at Arnhem has been told many times, but the account of their evacuation across the River Rhine is less well known. This book tells the story of how the Royal Canadian Engineers supported the Royal Engineers and ferried the largest contingent of the Airborne troops across the flooded river.
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