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Shetland bus man

Kaare Iversen

Shetland bus man

by Kaare Iversen

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Published by Pentland Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iversen, Kaare, -- 1918-,
  • Guerrillas -- Norway -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Norway -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Scotland -- Shetland -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKaare Iversen.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 152 p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21294312M
    ISBN 101858218160
    OCLC/WorldCa46809410

    Linklater covers a lot in this book including hinting at Operation Mincemeat in the form of a handily frozen corpse, the Shetland Bus, going over the story of the Giffords of Busta, and co opting in the Gunnister man. It’s a lot of fun. The first base, at a village called Lunna Ness, was a good place to begin. It was off the main shipping line and sheltered, but it lacked ample repair facilities for the boats. So in , as the project grew, the Shetland Bus was moved to Shetland’s old capital, Scalloway, where there was a bigger harbor.

    Shetland bus. He dramatically escaped Norway in February in the fishing boat MOTIG 1, a voyage he recounted in an autobiographic then joined the "Norwegian Naval Independent Unit", an unwieldy cover title far better known as the Shetland unit for the Special Operations Executive (SOE) and, despite its name, was initially independent of the regular Royal Norwegian Navy. Few of those in this book have ever been published until now. When Harry died prematurely in , friend and bus journalist Stewart J Brown inherited his collection of photographic negatives (“a treasure trove”, as he describes it in his introduction), and for years planned a book to celebrate Harry’s work in .

    The Shetland Bus by Jack DuArte. Paperback (8th ed.) $ Illinois Iron Man by Tony Chamblin. Jack Chamblin's life is an extremely interesting adventure worthy of a Hollywood saga. From his days as a cadet at West Point and its famous cheating scandal to his days as a football standout at the University of Illinois, Illinois. The Shetland Bus: A WWII Epic of Escape, Survival, and Adventure by David Howarth and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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The Shetland Bus is not about buses in a conventional sense - it is a term used for the fishing vessels and their crews, sailing between Shetland and Norway during World War 2. Having visited Shetland during the month of January, to witness Up Helly Aa, I have some small experience of /5.

Shetland Bus Man Paperback – Import, Aug by Kaare Iversen (Author) › Visit Amazon's Kaare Iversen Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central.

Kaare Iversen (Author) /5(3). Shetland Bus Man is the unique memoir of a Norwegian Resistance man who escaped from German occupied Norway in people whose lives were in danger, from their native land to Shetland.

This little known operation became known as 'The Shetland Bus'. In this book the author delivers a personal and stirring account of these perilous wartime. Shetland Bus Man. Item Note: Dispatched in 1 working day. ISBN: EAN: Authors: Iversen, Kaare. Binding: Paperback. Publisher: Shetland Times Ltd.

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Buy Shetland Bus Man New edition by Iversen, Kaare (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. 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. Buy The Shetland Bus New edition by Howarth, David J., Colding, Kjell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Shetland Bus Memorial This memorial was built with stones taken from the village or place where each of the 44 crewmen who died on the Shetland Bus missions came from.

The names of these men are shown on the four plaques arranged around the memorial. On top of the memorial is a model of one of the fishing boats used in the Shetland Bus operation. Shetland's Bus Network. Shetland's bus services are specified and financed by ZetTrans and are operated by a number of different bus companies.

Buses provide a lifeline service to Shetland’s many rural communities and essential access to work, healthcare, retail and leisure. Shetland Bus Man Hardcover – January 1, by Kaare Iverson (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — /5(3). The Shetland Bus is a stand-out example of a World War II memoir penned shortly after the events by one of the participants. Unlike many such memoirs, Howarth himself plays the role of a supporting character, rather than leading man, but it is this humility and self-effacement that built the trust of the Norwegian irregulars who are the main subject of the book, and the source of much of the.

The Shetland bus was the name given to a clandestine special operations group that made a permanent link between Shetland, Scotland, and German-occupied mid until the end of the war it operated a number of vessels, mostly Norwegian fishing boats. Buy Shetland Bus Man by Kaare Iversen from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The Shetland Bus by David J. Howarth and Kjell Colding. Find out the full story about the daring Shetland Bus operation. During World War 2, brave Shetlanders and Norwegians operated a fishing vessel between Shetland and occupied Norway.

Shetland Bus Man by Kaare Iversen,Shetland Times edition, in English - New : From London he came back to Lunna, in Shetland. His first trip was with Leif Larsen on board the ARTHUR. The story of that trip, in one of the worst storms for 70 years, is told by David Howarth in his book 'The Shetland Bus'.

Kåre stayed with Larsen for the. Soft cover. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 18 x 11 cm; pages describing those hazardous expeditions and those who had to take the Shetland bus.

Slightly tanned pages, but otherwise a book in good condition. Seller Inventory # ABE More information about this seller |. The Shetland Bus was a fleet of fishing boats that took supplies and messages from the islands to occupied Norway under the noses of the Germans during the Second World War.

Author David Howarth was a junior naval officer who helped set up and operate the base and this is the story of the successes and failures of the Shetland Bus and the. Shetland (Scottish Gaelic: Sealtainn Scottish Gaelic pronunciation: [ˈʃalˠ̪t̪ɪɲ]; Old Norse: Hjaltland; Scots: Shetland), also called the Shetland Islands and formerly Zetland, is a subarctic archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, situated in the Northern Atlantic, between Great Britain, the Faroe Islands and Norway.

The islands lie some 80 km (50 mi) to the northeast of Orkney. Members of the Special Forces Club tour sites associated with 'The Shetland Bus' - a top secret WWII operation carried out between Shetland and Norway.

The Shetland Bus is the amazing true-life account of storms, attacks, danger, and the heroic efforts of brave men. (5 1/2 X 8 1/4, pages, b&w photos, maps) Product Details.The author of this book was one of the commanders of an outpost of the Royal Navy that prepared Norwegian boats and mostly fishermen to make secretive trips back and forth to Norway taking materials and trained agents into Norway and bringing out people who were thre I recently finished "Red Bones" by Anne Cleeves where the Shetland Bus.This was larger than most of the Shetland Bus boats and was one of 4 that escaped to Iceland when the war broke out.

Norwegian sailors home in-between missions On the 4 March they set sail in the Bergholm to land a member of the Linge company at Skorpa but the return was delayed by bad weather so they didn't return to base until the 11 March.