We Die Alone
( Jan BAALSRUD ) HOWARTH, David
BRIGHT COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
Published: Collins, 1955
Stock code: 42492
8vo., First Edition, with 23 plates on 16; black cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright copy in price-clipped, mildly browned dustwrapper.
The story of Jan Baalsrud, one of a team of Norwegian saboteurs attacking a German aircraft base in Arctic Norway. Intercepted by the enemy, Baalsrud was the sole survivor of the party, left alone on an arctic island with the Germans alerted to his presence. Howarth's account of Baalsrud's multi-faceted escape is the basis of Arne Skouen's feature film 'Nine Lives' (1957). THE ORIGINAL EDITION IS ELUSIVE IN DUSTWRAPPER. Enser, p.299; Law 0892