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THE COMMANDOS AT DIEPPE:  REHEARSAL FOR D-DAY.  OPERATION CAULDRON, NO 4 COMMANDO ATTACK ON THE HESS BATTERY, AUGUST 19TH, 1942., Fowler, Will.

Author Name    Fowler, Will.

Title   THE COMMANDOS AT DIEPPE: REHEARSAL FOR D-DAY. OPERATION CAULDRON, NO 4 COMMANDO ATTACK ON THE HESS BATTERY, AUGUST 19TH, 1942.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Collins 2002

ISBN Number    0007111258 / 9780007111251

Seller ID   29841

256 pp, large 8vo, (9 3/8" H). B&w maps, photographs. "History's overriding view of the Dieppe raid in 1942 is that of a catastrophic disaster, with thousands of Canadian and British troops killed or captured. Often overlooked is No 4 Commando's successful supporting element of the raid to disable the heavy German guns that threatened the supporting ships at sea. No 4 Commando's training and preparation for their part in the raid was an excellent example of operational planning, its leadership was superb and its luck held. Quite apart from this first use of Commando's, this raid was also the first instance in which US troops fired shots at their European enemy in WWII. Will Fowler has been able to interview surviving members of No 4 Commando, and with extensive research of official records has pieced together a terrific blow by blow account of one of the most daring early Commando raids of the Second World War." Light toning to edges of text block, faint erased pencil marks at top of free front endpaper. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, two tiny dents on front hinge.

Dieppe  Raid,  Canadians,  British,  No  4  Commando,  Commandos,  U.S.  Army,  Cauldron,  Battery  Hess,  German  Army,  Lt-Col.  Lord  Lovat,  Operation  Jubilee,  Captain  Porteous,  Victoria  Cross,  Royal  Air  Force,  A.B.  Ausin,  F.  Balloche,  Bangalore  Torpedoes,  Barbed  Wire,  Battery  Hess,  B.W.S.  Boucher-Myers,  Boys  Anti-tank  Rifle,  W.R.  Brady,  Gerard  Cadot,  Casualties,  Radio  Communications,  Fusilier  G.  Cook,  D-Day,  B.K.  Davies,  R.W.P.  Dawson,  J.  Dunning,  J.F.  Ennis,  4  Commando,  German  Army,  D.  Gilchrist,  Curt  Haase,  G.  Horne,  K.  Kennett,  F.  Koons,  Landing  Craft  Assault,  LCA,  C.  Leache,  H.  Lindley,  Lt  Colonel  Lord  Lovat,  Luftwaffe,  Messerschmit,  D.  Mill-Roberts,  Mortars,  Motor  Gun  Boat,  H.  Mulleneux,  Operation  Jubilee,  R.  Pettiward,  P.  Porteous,  I.  Portman,  HMS  Prince  Albert,  H.  Roberts,  129  Squadron,  Saane,  Peter  Scott,  A.R.M.  Sedgwick,  J.C.  Skerry,  W.  Spearman,  D.C.W.  Style,  A.J.  Szima,  Rangers,  Varengeville-Sur-mere,  Very  Lights,  Victoria  Cross,  G.G.H.  Webb,  Operation  Cauldron. 

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