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Paddy Ashdown in Bath

Tuesday 6th November 2012

  • Venue The Bookshop, The Paragon, Bath, BA1 5LS
  • Doors open 7.45pm
  • Start time 8pm
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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.