Catch That Tiger: Churchill's Secret Order That Launched the Most Astounding and Dangerous Mission of World War II - Noel Botham; Bruce Montague (Paperback) 03-07-2013
One of the most dangerous and thrilling secret missions of World War II was ordered personally by Churchill after Hitler unleashed the Tiger tank against Allied troops in Europe and North Africa in 1942. Churchill desperately needed to discover the secret technology used in the Tiger's manufacture. As his special agent he chose a brilliant young army engineer, Major Doug Lidderdale. In a late night briefing in the subterranean War Rooms under Whitehall he ordered him: `Go catch me a tiger.'