Cockleshell Heroes

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Account of the raid on shipping in the German occupied harbour of Bordeaux in December 1942, Operation Frankton, by a team of Royal Marines using ‘cockles’ (kayak-type canoes) to gain access and then attaching limpet mines – only 2 of the team of 10 survived but six ships were put out of action

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Account of the raid on shipping in the German occupied harbour of Bordeaux in December 1942, Operation Frankton, by a team of Royal Marines using ‘cockles’ (kayak-type canoes) to gain access and then attaching limpet mines – only 2 of the team of 10 survived but six ships were put out of action

Author=C.E. Lucas Phillips
Pages=236
Published=2000
Book Condtion=Ex public library book.library plate and stamp.generally excellent condition

Weight 220 g

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