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The Last of the Cockleshell Heroes (Hardback)


By Bill Sparks
Imprint: Pen & Sword Select
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781844680047
Published: 21st October 2003
Last Released: 1st August 2007



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This is not just the story of what was perhaps the most daring raid undertaken by the commandos during the war, but it is also the true and remarkable account of a desperate escape by Marine Sparks and Major 'Blondie' Hasler across German-occupied France. For nearly three months, while they desperately sought assistance from the suspicious French Resistance and dodged German soldiers at every turn, Sparks and Hasler found themselves avoiding capture and certain death.

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