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Windrush
Windrush

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A Ship Through Time
Paul Arnott
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Windrush

A Ship Through Time
Paul Arnott
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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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Publisher
The History Press
Year
2019
ISBN
9780750991209
Topic
History
Subtopic
Social History

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