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By Alf R. Jacobsen

ISBN-10: 0750965371

ISBN-13: 9780750965378

within the nice and gallant culture of the Royal army, Captain Bernard Warburton-Lee the decision of Winston Churchill, then First Lord of the Admiralty, to guide his flotilla into adverse waters via 50 miles of blizzards. His boats added a crushing blow to the Nazi German squadron then occupying Narvik, the recognized Arctic iron-ore port.

Only moments later, a salvo of German shells smashed the bridge of HMS Hardy, killing Warburton-Lee and several other of his officials. His final sign to his fellow males was once with no worry: ‘Keep on attractive the enemy!’ together with his loss of life, the Royal military had misplaced considered one of its youngest and such a lot gifted officials: a very human hero.

Death at sunrise is the epic retelling of the conflict of Narvik fought over the process 3 days, within which ten German destroyers have been sunk. using first-hand debts, together with letters from Warburton-Lee to his spouse Elizabeth, Alf Jacobsen crafts the occasions prime as much as and through the clash right into a gripping story of human braveness on the edges of the earth.

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