Paddy Ashdown is a well-known figure in the West Country – he was formerly the MP for Yeovil and leader of the Liberal Democrats. He’s a lively speaker, and his experience as a Royal Marine has given him the insight required for such a masterful account.
A Brilliant Little Operation is the complete story of the Cockleshell Heroes who lead the remarkable canoe raid on German ships in Bordeaux Harbour in 1942. This was a desperately hazardous mission: fewer than half the men made it to Bordeaux; only four laid their mines; and just two made it back alive.
Do join us for what will be an enthralling evening.