Cockleshell Heroes, C R Lucas Phillips

Cockleshell Heroes
C R Lucas Phillips

In December 1942, ten Royal Marines launched a daring canoe attack on German ships lying in Bordeaux harbour – a hazardous and successful offensive, in which only two survived. This book tells the story of those ‘Cockleshell Heroes.’

Hardback without dust jacket. Small marks and dents on cover.
Endpapers mottled and very slight mottling to the outside edges of the pages.
Reverse of front endpaper inscribed ‘L Measures, 16 Bay Road, Bracknell, Berks’.
Inside pages in good condition.

252 pages
Black and white illustrations throughout and a few black and white photos.
145 mm x 220 mm (approx. 5.75 in x 8.75 in)
1956, William Heinemann Ltd


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Additional information

Weight .7 kg
Dimensions 32 × 18 × 4 cm