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Sabotage in Holland By Bernard O'Connor
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Between 1940 and 1945, over twenty Dutch men attended a course in industrial sabotage at Brickendonbury Manor, near Hertford, UK, before being parachuted into Holland to undertake attacks on targets... More > across the country. This book tells the stories of their successes and failures.< Less
'Nobby' Clarke: Churchill's backroom boy By Bernard O'Connor
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’Nobby’ Clarke, after leaving Greenwich Hospital School, fought in France and Italy during the First World War, winning a Military Cross. Settling in Bedford, he set up the Low Loading... More > Company in the 1920s. His inventive skills came to the attention of Stuart Macrae, entrusted by the War Office at the beginning of the Second World War in manufacturing explosives. Nobby went on to command a special training school at Brickendonbury Manor, near Hertford, where secret agents destined for occupied Europe learned some deadly skills. His son John, who attended Bedford School, described life in wartime Bedford and provided a detailed insight into his father’s activities. Using these, Macrae’s autobiography and other contemporary sources, Bernard O’Connor sheds light on one of Bedford’s lesser known wartime heroes.< Less
'Nobby' Clarke: Churchill's backroom boy By Bernard O'Connor
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’Nobby’ Clarke, after leaving Greenwich Hospital School, fought in France and Italy during the First World War, winning a Military Cross. Settling in Bedford, he set up the Low Loading... More > Company in the 1920s. His inventive skills came to the attention of Stuart Macrae, entrusted by the War Office at the beginning of the Second World War in manufacturing explosives. Nobby went on to command a special training school at Brickendonbury Manor, near Hertford, where secret agents destined for occupied Europe learned some deadly skills. His son John, who attended Bedford School, described life in wartime Bedford and provided a detailed insight into his father’s activities. Using these, Macrae’s autobiography and other contemporary sources, Bernard O’Connor sheds light on one of Bedford’s lesser known wartime heroes.< Less
Sabotage in Holland By Bernard O'Connor
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Between 1940 and 1945, over twenty Dutch men attended a course in industrial sabotage at Brickendonbury Manor, near Hertford, UK, before being parachuted into Holland to undertake attacks on... More > industrial, transport, telecommunication and military targets across the country. This book tells the stories of their successes and failures.< Less
Sabotage in France By Bernard O'Connor
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Between 1940 and 1944 dozens of French men and some women were trained in industrial sabotage at Brickendonbury Manor, near Hertford, UK before being infiltrated into France on top secret missions to... More > destroy transport, industrial and telecommunications targets. They included Raymond Basset, Madeleine Bayard, Georges Bergé, M. Bernard, Raymond Cabard, Francis Cammaerts, Marcel Clech, Elizabeth Devereaux-Rochester, J. Forman, John Farmer, Georges, Albert Guèrisse (Pat O’Leary), André Jarrot, Jules Lesage, J. le Tac, Claude Peri, Petit-Laurent, Jean Pillet, Harry Rée, J. Renault, Charles Rechenmann, Robert Rodriguez, Maurice Southgate, André Varnier, Nancy Wake and Pearl Witherington. Numerous other French men and women took part in sabotage activities and their contribution to the country’s liberation needs to be acknowledged.< Less
Sabotage In Belgium During World War Two By Bernard O'Connor
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Between 1940 and 1944 forty Belgians were trained in industrial sabotage at Brickendonbury Manor, near Hertford, UK. This book tells the stories of their successes and failures when they were dropped... More > into Belgium. They include:Emile Tromme, Robert Jourdain, Armand Campion, Octave Fabri, Jean Scohier, Jean Cassart, Henri Verhaeghen, André Wendelen, Achille Hottia, Oscar Catherine, Valère Passelecq, Willy Bernaert, Jean Deflem, Léon Kaanen, ? Piquart, Felicien Moreau, Victor Lemmens, Pierre Osterrieth, Pierre Vliex, Frederic Veldekens, Henri Frenay, Jean Woluwe and Jean van Gyseghem, Jean Schools, Leon Engelen, Adhemar Delplace, Francois Mathot, André Berten, Alphonse Mabille, Theo Andries, André Bayet, Pierre Davreux, Léon Joye, Georges André, Maurice Bertrand, Robert Duby, Zephir Braibant, Leon Servais, Raymonde Thonon and André Guissart.< Less
SOE GROUP B SABOTAGE TRAINING HANDBOOK By Bernard O'Connor
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Following the outbreak of war in 1939, the British Intelligence Services needed a school to train agents to be infiltrated behind enemy lines in occupied Europe. Brickendonbury Manor was... More > requisitioned and run by the Secret Intelligence Service's D Section. They already had training schools in Palestine. With the formation of the Special Operations Executive in July 1940, they took over the training and Brickendonbury specialised in sabotage. George Rheam, described as the father of industrial sabotage, and fellow instructors prepared a handbook which was used by SOE trainers in similar schools overseas. Bernard O'Connor, author of numerous books on World War Two sabotage, provides a detailed foreword.< Less
Sabotage in Belgium By Bernard O'Connor
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Between 1940 and 1944 forty Belgians were trained in industrial sabotage at Brickendonbury Manor, near Hertford, UK. This book tells the stories of their successes and failures when they were dropped... More > into Belgian. They include:Emile Tromme, Robert Jourdain, Armand Campion, Octave Fabri, Jean Scohier, Jean Cassart, Henri Verhaeghen, André Wendelen, Achille Hottia, Oscar Catherine, Valère Passelecq, Willy Bernaert, Jean Deflem, Léon Kaanen, ? Piquart, Felicien Moreau, Victor Lemmens, Pierre Osterrieth, Pierre Vliex, Frederic Veldekens, Henri Frenay, Jean Woluwe and Jean van Gyseghem, Jean Schools, Leon Engelen, Adhemar Delplace, Francois Mathot, André Berten, Alphonse Mabille, Theo Andries, André Bayet, Pierre Davreux, Léon Joye, Georges André, Maurice Bertrand, Robert Duby, Zephir Braibant, Leon Servais, Raymonde Thonon and André Guissart.< Less
Sabotage in Norway By Bernard O'Connor
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Norwegians trained in industrial sabotage at Brickendonbury Manor, near Hertford, U.K. were infiltrated by the 'Shetland Bus', fishing boats, motorboats, submarines or parachuted in by planes to... More > attack targets across Norway. They included Karl Aarsaether, Jan Allen, Johannes S. Andersen, Gunnar Berg, Torfinn Bjørnås, Svein Blindheim, Peter Deinboll, Andreas Fasting, Kasper Fjell, Gunnar Fougner, Arne Gjestland, Per Getz, Gregers Gram, Sverre Granlund, Torleif Grong, Arne Haegstad, Knut Haukelid, Claus Helberg, Thor Helliessen, Willy Houlder, Kasper Idland, Fredrik Kayser, Arne Kjelstrup, Frithjof Pedersen Kviljo, Ruben Langmo, Alf Lindeberg, Martin Linge, Max Manus, Odd Nilsen, Nils Nordland, Martin Olsen, Erik Gjems-Onstad, Arthur Pevik, Johnny Pevik, Jens Anton Poulsson, Joachim Rønneberg, Einar Skinnarland, Paal Skjærpe, Gunnar Sønsteby Odd Starheim, Hans Storhaug, Birger Strømsheim, Harald Svindseth, Edvard Tallasken, Gunvald Tomstad, Ragnar Ulstein, Karl Vilnes, Leif Well and Aasmund Wisløff. .< Less
Sabotage in Norway By Bernard O'Connor
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Between 1940 and 1945 over forty Norwegians were trained in industrial sabotage at Brickendonbury Manor, near Hertford, U.K. and infiltrated by the 'Shetland Bus', fishing boats, motorboats or... More > submarines or parachuted by planes to attack transport, industrial, military and telecommunication targets across Norway. Whilst most will have heard of the sabotage of the Norsk heavy water plant at Vemork, this book tells the stories of many of the saboteurs other successes and failures.< Less