The Channel of Invasion

The Channel of Invasion

by Mike Williams


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British Intelligence has cracked the Enigma Code and Allied forces have, for a short time, inflicted heavy losses on the U-boat Wolf-packs. Plans are well advanced for the invasion of Normandy. Richard Tremayne, Flotilla Commander of a clandestine Special Force Naval unit is once more in the thick of it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781854186386
Publisher: Thorogood
Publication date: 07/28/2011
Series: Tremayne Triology Series
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 1.18(d)

About the Author

Mike Williams served eight years both full time and as a reservist, first in the Royal Navy [intelligence] as a Russian-speaking intercept operator, then in the Royal Marines [SBS and Commando], ending as a Second-in Command of a combined SBS and Commando RMR unit. He is married to the children’s author Brenda Williams. They live in Wiltshire and regularly go hill-walking and canoeing in the Isles of Scilly.

Table of Contents

Principal characters 7

The Isles of Scilly 9

Tresco island 10

Brittany and the Cotentin Peninsula 11

One Time to finish what we started 13

2 A new menace in the channel 41

3 We'll out-guile the bastards 67

4 Success and disaster 95

5 PoW - 'In the bag' 131

6 Operation nimrod - the hunters hunted 169

7 Some catching up 203

8 Beach reconnaissance 233

9 Laying some false trails 257

Ten The deception spreads 293

11 Invasion! 325

12 An account settled 357

Epilogue 401

Appendix 407

Glossary of Naval and Royal Marine terms 411

Acknowledgements 417

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