FIRST EDITION. The Fight For Narvik By Karol Zbyszewski & Jozef Natanson – 1941

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Impressions of the Polish Campaign in Norway. ‘This publication which we are presenting to British readers serves to commemorate the part played by the Poles in the battle of Narvik. It does not claim to be a historical document. It has not been written by military experts. It is a creation of a journalist and a painter, who have both taken active part in the campaign, based on the freshness of their impressions.’

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Both the authors went to Norway for reasons other than the collecting of artistic material. They went there as soldiers, having exchanged their brush and pen for rifles. Their stay in Norway was made up of fighting. Their observations are those of soldiers who among the picturesque hills over the fiord, looked not so much for a beautiful landscape as for an adequate emplacement for their machine – gun’ wrote Colonel Benedykt Chlusewica – Commanding Officer of the First Half – Brigade of the Polish Highland Brigade. No dustcover. Boards bowed out.Tanning as expected. Dedication dated 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Published in London by L. Drummond 1941

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Weight 0.35 kg