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PHILLIPS, C. E. LUCAS, OBE, MC (WITH THE CO-OPERATION OF LT. COL. H. G. HASLER, DSO, OBE,  (FOREWORD BY ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET THE EARL MOUNTBATTEN, KG), - COCKLESHELL HEROES.

Title: COCKLESHELL HEROES.
Description: Pan Books, London, ND, paperback, 255pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., maps and line drawings in text, [i] ads., photo pictorial upper wrapper, in the Trus Stories of World War ll series, 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, fine,

Keywords: war ww2 rm royal marine bordeaux gironde garonne cockle limpet mine operation frankton vf44

Price: GBP 8.00 = appr. US$ 11.42 Seller: A Book for all Reasons
- Book number: 39962

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