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The Waves are Free - Shetland/Norway Links 1940 to 1945

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Published by The Shetland Publishing Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL11373761M
ISBN 100906736129
ISBN 109780906736128

The Shetland Bus continued until the end of the war in , during which time missions were carried out and over tons of weaponry, explosives and other supplies, delivered, The Shetland Bus played a vital part in tying down almost , German troops in Norway. Shetland Holiday Highlight. Another Shetland speciality is the storm petrel. A night visit with the Mousa Ferry to the spooky and astonishingly noisy breeding colony in the 2,year-old broch on the uninhabited island of Mousa is a must – one of the highlights of a Shetland holiday. Mousa is an RSPB reserve. In addition to the storm petrels at night time, there are Arctic and great skuas.

Shetland is the most northerly island group of Scotland. The "Top of Great Britain" is the home of s Shetlanders, and is equally distant from the neighbouring Faroe Islands to the north-west, Norway to the east (with both Lerwick-Thorshavn and Lerwick-Bergen approx. km as the crow flies). The most northerly point of the Scottish mainland, Dunnet Head, lies some km southwest of. Paul and I arrived in Norway aboard our Southerly 49 sailboat, Distant Shores II, on June 29 after a fast hour nm passage from the Muckle Flugga light (60º51'N 0º53'W) at the most northerly end of the UK in the Shetland Islands to the Marstein light (60º8'N 5º'E) on the west coast of Norway.

Our guide, Inger, recommended this book. I read it and enjoyed it. Our cruise started and ended in Bergen, Norway, base of the boats in the book () a group of Norwegian seamen to run underground supplies and people on fishing boats to and from Lunna Island off the Shetland Coast to Norway. German Occupation of Norway (| /5(3).   A HUGE wave menaces a home as 94mph winds batter the Shetland Islands. Photographer Ryan Sandison snapped the 46ft giant on Boxing Day at Eshaness. Icy conditions are expected to cause havoc to tho.


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Malakoff & Moore’s Slip, Scalloway, Shetland. Built in World War II to service MTBs that went between The Waves are Free - Shetland/Norway Links 1940 to 1945 book and Norway, this slip was one of the links in the Shetland Bus.

Now it is used for servicing fishing boats and salmon farm vessels. Photo courtesy of John Dally / Malakoff & Moore’s Slip, Scalloway, Shetland / CC BY-SA Shetland and Shetlanders, – p. “Among Shetland seamen one in six failed to come home.

Percentage-wise that was three times as many as were lost in the army, the navy or the air force.” Irvine, James W., The Giving Years: Shetland and Shetlanders, – p. Crew of the EARL OF ZETLAND I— “By war’s. is available free by clicking the icon below. Most pictures can be clicked on to view a bigger version.

Norway during World War II. When the war started Norway was a neutral country and was not allied to either Britain or Germany. As a result Norway did not feel she needed to maintain anything more than a minimum of armed forces. Welcome to what is thought to be the only website specifically commemorating what became known as 'The Shetland Bus', a Shetland based boat operation to and from Norway, that took place during the Second World War ( - ).

This website is dedicated to all those who gave of their lives in the extremely hazardous boat trips between Shetland and Norway, to assist the Norwegian resistance. Just recently, another book was published, written by Tore Haug and Astrid Karlsen.

According to some of those who aided Jan Baalsrud in this book describes the events more accurately than the first. The title of the book is "Defiant Courage - Norway's longest WW II Escape". David Howarth also wrote a book entitled "The Shetland Bus". There's no description for this book yet.

Can you add one.World War, Places. Norway, Shetland (Scotland) 1 edition First published in Add another. Edition Read Locate Buy; 0. The waves are free: Shetland/Norway links, toShetland Publishing in English Libraries near you: WorldCat.

Notes: A letter, dated 26th Augustexists (in 'The Shetland Archives'), written by Captain John P. Brown, Orkney and Shetland Defences, to the secretary, Chapel Meeting House Channerwick, giving notice of the requisitioning of this Chapel to aid defences during the war.

By glancing at any map, the answer would have already been clear (assuming one is asking in a geographical sense). We can also use Google Maps to measure distances, to be more accurate.

The following are the distances: Distance between closest poi. and warships coming from Norway. These British soldiers stayed in Shetland and attacked German Navy ships that went by. Shetland Norway Sweden ain Almost overnight, Shetland welcomed o servicemen to the isles. d ard for. This name plate washed up on Sands of Sounds in —it’s from a British liner torpedoed on the first day of WWII.

The long, narrow plaque says "The Shetland Bus ". The small plaques have the inscription "Alt for Norge" (All for Norway), with some names of casualties underneath.

I'm unable to read the names on the picture on the left (see external link below). Het Eyland Hitland met Zyn onderhoorige Eylanden: Wort by de Engelsche Shetland genaamt / by Gerard van Keulen. Keulen, Gerard van. Carte des Isles Shetland. Depot Generale de la Marine, Paris. A new hydrographical survey of the islands of Shetland.

Preston, Thomas, fl. The Waves Are Free: Shetland Norway Links, To it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating. Want to Read saving /5(6). The "Shetland Bus" had transported agents and long tons ( t) of weapons and supplies to Norway and had brought out 73 agents and refugees.

Forty-four members of the group were killed. Notable members. The crews of the Shetland Bus (Shetlandsgjengen) were men of the coast, fishermen and sailors with detailed local knowledge. Most came over after the occupation, some with. The Waves is a portrait of the intertwined lives of six friends: Bernard, Neville, Louis, Jinny, Susan, and Rhoda.

The novel is divided into nine sections, each of which corresponds to a time of day, and, symbolically, to a period in the lives of the characters. Each section begins with a detailed description of the course of this symbolic day. If you liked the book you've just seen, you might be interested in other books from the same dealer below.

Cossacks in the German Army Newland, Samuel J. £ Offered by Michael Quick. The Waves are Free. Shetland/Norway Links Irvine, James W. £ Offered by Michael Quick. The Rise of the Constitutional. This book chronicles the work of a British and Norwegian unit based on Shetland Island during WWII that ferried men and equipment to German-occupied Norway and brought back refugees.

The author was one of the British officers involved in the relatively small unit/5(56).This links nicely to your first book, The Elusive Republic: Political Economy in Jeffersonian America, which takes us back to the years immediately after the Declaration of Independence and examines the Founding Fathers’ attempts to reconcile their republican ideals with economic growth and tell us more.

Drew McCoy is a brilliant writer, and this is a period that is.Note People with links to Shetland can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below. People connected to Shetland can also be linked to the following projects. Clans Historical and Political people - accommodated by the project Historical Shetland which covers the History of Shetland and historical/political people.

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