Go Advanced Search
 

  Get this audio book:




Learn More About
Find More Titles by
This Author: Mark Ryan
This Narrator: Andy Caploe
This Publisher: Audible.com

The Hornet's Sting by Mark Ryan

The Hornet's Sting

The Amazing Untold Story of World War II Spy Thomas Sneum

by Mark Ryan


Title Details

Author
Narrator
Publisher
 
Unabridged Edition
Running Time
13 Hrs. 57 Min.

Description

Based on hundreds of hours of interviews with Sneum, Mark Ryan describes how Tommy made an incredible escape from Denmark in a battered old Hornet Moth aircraft - which he had to refuel in mid-air by climbing out on the wing. Later, he escaped from Denmark again - by walking across a treacherous frozen sea on which two of his companions died.

Tommy brought over precious intelligence about the Nazi radar installations in Denmark and their atom bomb - his reward was to be imprisoned in Brixton as a suspected double agent and threatened with execution. He cheated the hangman - but it is only with the publication of this enthralling book that Sneum can be celebrated as, in the words of Professor R.V. Jones, Churchill's chief of scientific intelligence, one of the true heroes of World War II.


People Who Liked The Hornet's Sting Also Liked These Free Titles:
  Who Was Who: 5000 BC - 1914
by Irwin Leslie Gordon

  Napoleon: Man of the World
by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reviews & Ratings
User Reviews         Rate this title  

More Details

  • Published: November 2014
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: T093898
Available On
Volumes
ISBN-10
ISBN-13
Download