David Howarth


Born
in The United Kingdom
July 28, 1912

Died
July 02, 1991

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David Armine Howarth was a British historian and author. After graduating from Cambridge University, he was a radio war correspondent for BBC at the start of the Second World War. Howarth joined the Navy after the fall of France. He became involved in the Special Operations Executive (SOE) and ultimately in the Shetland Bus, an SOE operation manned by Norwegians running a clandestine route between Shetland and Norway. He was second in command at the Naval base in Shetland. After the war he wrote an account of the operation, as well as several other books of history.

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The Shetland Bus

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The Dreadnoughts

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