David Howarth

David Howarth was a British author and historian, known for his publications on maritime history and World War II. He wrote extensively on naval warfare and historical events, with a focus on bringing to life the human experiences behind historical facts. Some of his notable works include 'The Shetland Bus,' detailing the clandestine operations between Shetland and Norway during WWII, and '1066: The Year of the Conquest,' which provides an account of the Norman invasion of England.


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  1. 1. We Die Alone

    "We Die Alone" is a gripping real-life tale of survival and bravery during World War II. It chronicles the story of a Norwegian commando who, after a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission, escapes into the icy wilderness and endures a brutal winter on the run from the Germans. With the help of a courageous group of local villagers, he eventually makes a dramatic journey to neutral Sweden, across a treacherous landscape and in constant peril. The book is a testament to the human spirit's ability to endure extreme conditions and terrifying situations while maintaining the will to survive.