Windrush

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Hamburg, 1930.The German-Jewish shipbuilders Blohm & Voss build a transatlantic ocean cruiser that they christen the Monte Rosa. Norway, 1940.The Monte Rosa is sent to the fjords to assist the dreaded Tirpitz as she bombards British ships.Auschwitz,…
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    Hamburg, 1930.The German-Jewish shipbuilders Blohm & Voss build a transatlantic ocean cruiser that they christen the Monte Rosa. Norway, 1940.The Monte Rosa is sent to the fjords to assist the dreaded Tirpitz as she bombards British ships.Auschwitz, 1942.Forty- six Jews wait at the gates, after the Monte Rosa had transported them from Oslo.Kiel, 1945.The Monte Rosa is captured by the British and given a new name: the Empire Windrush.London, 1948.The Empire Windrush docks in England, carrying 600 migrants from the Caribbean.In Windrush: A Ship Through Time Paul Arnott explores the epic story of a vessel that played a part in some of the most momentous events of the twentieth century, and whose fateful 1948 voyage continues to have consequences - both personal and political - today.

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    E-Bok
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    ePUB
    Utgivelsesår
    2019
    Forlag
    The History Press
    Språk
    Engelsk
    ISBN
    9780750991209
    Emne
    Maritime history, Oral history, Ships & shipping: general interest

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