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No Return Flight

Titel:
No Return Flight
Subtitel:
13 Platoon at Arnhem 1944
ISBN13:
9789059118812
Schrijver:
Walburgh Schmidt, H.
Aantal pagina's:
260
Uitgever:
Aspekt
Plaats van uitgifte:
Soesterberg
Jaar van uitgifte:
2009

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[TRANSLATED BY: FRANCOIS DUMAS] 'No Return Flight' tells about author Haks Walburgh Schmidt's search for the occupants of the Horsa glider 166 that landed near Arnhem on September 18, 1944. The men who set foot on Dutch soil belonged to the British 13 Platoon of the 1st Airborne Border Regiment. A quest that lasted almost 20 years, which eventually led to a poignant image of the Battle of Arnhem. In the fascinating stories from before, during, and after the battle, the human aspect and the personal experience of the soldiers are central. With the 76th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem, we asked Haks Walburgh Schmidt some questions about his book via email.

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