The Sledge Patrol--a hidden gem--is a special treat for those of us who savor 'real life' hair-raising adventures in inclement climates while nestling in our cozy armchairs. David Howarth, a talented military historian and a Good Writer (as Charlotte the spider would say), peels the ice layers off a little-known story of mid-war Allied /5(90). David Howarth skillfully relates the tensely exciting true tale of how the men of the Sledge Patrol fought capture or death in desolation by outwitting and outlasting the enemy. This is a saga of human skill, faith, and endurance—and one of the most remarkable Allied victories ever recorded.5/5(4). One of the highlights of the book is how the unarmed and unaggressive band of Danes, Norwegians and Eskimos can outlast and outdistance the better provisioned Germans who aren't prepared for life, let alone combat, in the frozen north. Now reissued, Sledge Patrol was originally published in /5(4). The Sirius Dog Sled Patrol (Danish: Slædepatruljen Sirius), known informally as Siriuspatruljen (the Sirius Patrol) and formerly known as North-East Greenland Sledge Patrol and Resolute Dog Sled Patrol, is an elite Danish naval unit. It conducts long-range reconnaissance patrolling, and enforces Danish sovereignty in the Arctic wilderness of northern and eastern Greenland, an area that Branch: Joint Arctic Command.
But Eske Brun, Governor and ruler of s people in a domain of ice, decided to defy Germany. Invasion was a threat for, miles beyond a settlement, there were four weather stations, of immense value to either side. To protect them, Brun formed the Sledge Patrol, fifteen . Buy The Sledge Patrol (A Lythway book) Large type / large print edition by Howarth, David J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(82). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published, London: Collins, Description: ,  pages: illustrations, maps. The sledge patrol. [David Armine Howarth] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Armine Howarth. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:
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