A Time of Tyrants
Scotland and the Second World War
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Birlinn, Limited|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $16.00|
| Book Description: |
Trevor Royle examines Scotland's role in the Second World War from a wide range of perspectives. The country's geographical positiongave it great strategic importance for importing war material and reinforcements, for conducting naval and aerial operations against theenemy and for training regular and specialist SOE and commando forces. Scotland also became a social melting pot with the arrival ofPolish and eastern European refugees, whose presence...