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Dickens, Peter 1917-

Overview
Works: 8 works in 64 publications in 3 languages and 918 library holdings
Genres: Military history  Personal narratives‡vBritish  History  Biography  Personal narratives‡vEnglish 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DS646.3, 940.545941
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Most widely held works about Peter Dickens
 
Most widely held works by Peter Dickens
Narvik : battles in the fjords by Peter Dickens( Book )

15 editions published between 1974 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the two battles of Narvik, fought on April 10th and 13th, 1940, amid arctic mists and snow
SAS : secret war in South-East Asia : 22 Special Air Service Regiment in the Borneo Campaign, 1963-1966 by Peter Dickens( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From 1963 to 1966 Britain successfully waged a secret war to keep the Federation of Malaysia free from domination by Soekarno's Indonesia and by Chinese communists. At the forefront of this campaign was the SAS, Special Air Service, an elite branch of the military whose essence is secrecy and whose tools are bold initiative, surprise and high skill."--Page 4 of cover
SAS : the jungle frontier : 22 Special Air Service Regiment in the Borneo campaign, 1963-1966 by Peter Dickens( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night action : MTB flotilla at war by Peter Dickens( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This memoir is Peter Dickens' account of his experiences as the young commander of the 21st MTB Flotilla during 1942-43, mainly in the North Sea and the Channel. In all the annals of the war at sea, comparatively little has been written about the role of the torpedo boat, and yet these small and vulnerable boats, travelling at high speed amid storms and gunfire, and usually under the cover of darkness, managed to closely engage enemy convoys and escorts in high-speed attacks and wreak havoc among the German supply lines. Like the sailors who fought against the U-boats in the battle of the Atla
SAS : secret war in South East Asia, 1963-1966 by Peter Dickens( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brennpunkt Erzhafen Narvik : Kämpfe un schwedisches Erz in Norwegens Fjorden, 1940 by Peter Dickens( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HMS Hesperus by Peter Dickens( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SAS : Secret war in south-east Asia/by Peter Dickens by Peter Dickens( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

1963-1966 ; Britain waged secret war to keep Malaysia free
 
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SAS : secret war in South-East Asia : 22 Special Air Service Regiment in the Borneo Campaign, 1963-1966
Alternative Names
Dickens, Peter

Peter Gerald Charles Dickens Royal Navy officer

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SAS : secret war in South-East Asia : 22 Special Air Service Regiment in the Borneo Campaign, 1963-1966SAS : Secret war in south-east Asia/by Peter Dickens