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  • Published: 25 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448135028
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304
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Raiders

World War Two True Stories




Award-winning television journalist Ross Kemp is back with Raiders: six tales of the most daring British operations of World War Two.

To the people of Great Britain

World War II was the deadliest and bloodiest war in history. Never before or since have so many people made such a personal sacrifice in the line of duty.

Raiders tells the extraordinary true stories of six of the most daring special operations ever undertaken in warfare and the heroism of the people behind them.

Operation Chariot was the most ambitious amphibious raid ever mounted by the British Forces. Attacking the heavily fortified dry dock at St Nazaire in German occupied France, an elite group of commandos battered their way through a maelstrom of bullets and incendiaries. Their boat is punctured by over a hundred shell holes, the dead and wounded lie all around them on the decks, but still their guns are blazing and still they press on...

'Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees all others'
Winston Churchill

  • Pub date: 25 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448135028
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304

About the Author

Ross Kemp

Date: 2005-03-24
Ross Kemp is an investigative journalist, receiving international recognition for his critically acclaimed and BAFTA award-winning documentary series on Afghanistan, Gangs and Africa, as well as his hit series Extreme World. Ross has spent time on the front line in Afghanistan with 1 Royal Anglian, 16 Air Assault and 45 Commando. He lives in London.

Born in Essex in 1964, Ross Kemp is best known for his portrayal of Grant Mitchell in EastEnders. The first series of Ross Kemp on Gangs was broadcast on Sky One in October 2006 and the second series in January 2007.

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Praise for Raiders

“Ross is a warrior-writer supreme”

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